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ART: ART HISTORY

ARTH-611
Modern European Art: Rococo to Realism (3)

Course Level: Graduate

A survey of European art from 1900 to 1945, focusing on stylistic and conceptual innovations within their social and political contexts, including changing definitions of modernity and modernism; primitivism and colonialism; the rise abstraction; and "high" art's relation to mass culture. Artists include Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Hannah Hoch, and Marcel Duchamp. Meets with ARTH-411. Usually offered alternate years.