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Art History: Modern to Abstract

$500

Fall 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021 – December 17, 2021

Jesse Pasca

Friends Seminary

Prerequisites

None

Credit

Upper

This class is designed to help students develop the ability to think, write and talk about art no matter their background. Through the study of digital reproductions, film and (when possible) museum visits, students will learn about the art and artists of the Modernist tradition. These include precursors to the Modern era, followed by focus on Modernist works: Impressionism, Post Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Fauvism, Constructivism, Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism. Students will also examine key texts and events that helped to shape the origins of Modernism.

Term

Subject Area

Division

Credit

Upper