Dec 18, 2018  
2017-2018 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ARH 356 - Art Since 1945

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Requirements: Prerequisite: ARH 102 or 125; or permission of instructor
Major trends in American and European art since 1945, with an emphasis on the art world since 1960. Students will learn about the foundations of the contemporary art in Abstract Expressionism and its aftermath, postwar European painting, Pop, Happenings, Post-Painterly Abstraction and Minimalism, video, Earth Art, digital and web art and postmodern currents. The goal of the course is to provide students with an analytical framework that permits them to develop a more profound and independent understanding of the subject.