Jul 30, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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AH 5611 - 20th-Century Art


Major developments in 20th-century art in the mediums of painting and sculpture are covered, with emphasis on modernist masters from Picasso, Matisse, Brancusi to Pollock and Warhol, and avant-garde practices such as Constructivism, Dada, and Surrealism. The class will track their relevance for art up to the present. Each practitioner and movement will be placed in historical and geopolitical context.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Build comprehensive knowledge of major movements, foundational masterpieces, and central problems and concepts in 20th-c art, the advent of abstraction and the ideological issues attendant on abstraction vs. figuration in historical context.
  • Demonstrate ability to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information and to compose original arguments.
  • Demonstrate ability to look through a variety of methodological approaches.
  • Demonstrate advanced interpretative skills through oral presentations and written works.
  • Develop ideas for advanced research projects and be able to apply strategies of revision.
  • Develop language to discuss, describe, and generate formal analyses of art works.



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