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Twentieth Century Art

This course explores the history of cultural and artistic developments of the twentieth century in the Western world (Europe and the United States). The student will concentrate on major styles in painting and sculpture, including Cubism, Fauvism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dada, Surrealism, Pop Art, and Op-Art. The student will also investigate Modernism and Post-Modernism in architecture. The course locates these movements within the aesthetic ideals, systems of belief, as well as political, religious, and social conditions that these styles reflect. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Art History 209)


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