PARIS AND NEW YORK: ART OF THE AVANT-GARDE
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
In this subject students survey the major art movements of twentieth-century European, American and Australian modernism, focusing on the modern art centres of Paris and New York. Studies include Fauvism, Cubism and Dada from the early century through Pop, Minimalism and Conceptual art in the postwar period and up to Postmodernism. Students will develop skills in visual analysis and the use of primary sources to achieve an understanding of the history of modern art and the key concept of the avant-garde.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Beaven
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Incompatible subjects ARH3APK, ARH1APK
Special conditions 15 credit points of History or Art History and 15 credit points of any Humanities subject at first-year level or approval by the History Program Coordinator. Core subject at second-year for the Art History Major in the Bachelor of Arts degree at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus.
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