ART-342 Modern Art After 1940

The course will cover the history of western art from the rise of New York as a new art-world capital to the more globally dispersed art-world of recent years. Some movements and developments to be considered include Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Earthworks, Conceptual Art, Feminist Art, Performance Art, Video Art, Installation Art, and developments generally termed "Post-modernism". Some prior art history or upper-level humanities or social science course is recommended.


3 credits