Jan 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LARTS 387 — Modernity and Modernism

3 credits
Greta Berman and Samuel Zyman

Prerequisite: LARTS 112  There are many possible starting points for the term “Modernism” in Western art. This course will explore this concept, beginning with the late 19th century in Europe, and move through various artists and movements in the United States through the Second World War. Subjects will include Impressionism and Symbolism: Where does Debussy stand?; Expressionism: Kandinsky and Schoenberg; Cubism: Picasso and Stravinsky; abstract art and atonal music; Dada and Surrealism; Minimalism; and the computer and new media.