ARTH 3600

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

This course discusses new art practices since the 1960s. Although numerous artistic experiments took place during the first half of the twentieth century, it was with the declining importance of modernist painting and sculpture by the late 1950s that newer modes of artistic practice became established. The course will explore the rise of Fluxus, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Land Art, Video and Performance, Postmodernism, and Postcolonialism. These practices are situated in relation to intellectual and social movements since the 1960s, including counterculture, feminism, race, ecology, institutional critique, and globalization. This course focuses primarily on Western European and North American art, but also incorporates selected global developments.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ARTH 2600 or equivalent exposure to modern art.

Distribution Category (CA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: VISST 3600

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9137ARTH 3600  LEC 001