2021-2022 Curriculum Catalog

VISA 165 Modern Art: Late 19th through Mid-20th Century

This art history course will address selected visual art movements beginning in the early 1860s with Realism and Impressionism in the West through the mid-1950s and the emergence of New York as an art world center examining the historical, theoretical, and critical foundations of modernist art and the historical avant-garde. We will also consider the development of modern art in non-Western contexts including Asia and Eastern Europe. Seminar style coursework will include, classroom discussion, selected readings, field trips, creative and/or writing projects.



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