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ARTH 137
Art of the 20th Century
Spring

The course explores primarily European and American art beginning in pre-war Paris, Moscow, Munich, Milan, Vienna, London, and New York. Internationally, artists were intrigued with the possibilities of abstraction. World Wars I and II, the Mexican and Russian Revolutions, the Weimar Republic, the American Depression, and the rise of European Fascism were contexts of further artistic movements. The course ends with late 20th-century art in various media and geographical locations.
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Staff

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ARTH 138

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Historical Perspectives,

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Last Updated: 6/23/17