ARTH 338 Modern Art and Theory: WWI - WWII (3 credits)

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Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)


Art History : An examination of the historical avant-garde (dada, soviet constructionism, and surrealism), Duchamp, and abstraction up to Abstract Expressionism. Examines how post-WWI art practices negotiate the intertwining of aesthetics and revolution, art and mass culture, modernism and modernity, imagined and material space, gender and sexuality, horizontality and verticality.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Vanessa Rounthwaite (Winter)

  • Prerequisite: one 200-level Art History course recommended, or by permission of the instructor.