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ART: ART HISTORY

ARTH-434 Contemporary Visual Art and Postmodernism (3) Course Level: Undergraduate

Contemporary Visual Art and Postmodernism (3) Covers contemporary art since 1970 created in the United States by American and international artists. It examines movements including Minimalism, Earth Art, Photorealism, Neo-Expressionism, feminism, new abstraction, identity politics, installation and performance art. Emphasizes critical understanding of postmodernist theory related to multiculturalism, racial/ gender difference, queer theory, censorship, ecology, and social/political critique. Crosslist: ARTH-634. Usually Offered: alternate springs. Prerequisite: ARTH-105 and ARTH-210.