Art Between the Wars: European Modernism, 1918-1940 (3 Cr.)

Course Details

Course Level: 
Undergraduate Course
Course Number: 
HART 365
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Day(s): 
Fri
Time: 
2:00pm-4:30pm
Instructor: 
Course Description: 

Beginning in the aftermath of the First World War, a conflict that devastated the physical and psychological landscape of Europe, and ending with the rise of various totalitarian regimes (Fascism, Stalinism) this seminar will examine European art of the interwar period, from 1918-1940. Potential topics will include Surrealism, The Russian avant-garde, the return to order, Esprit-Nouveau, the machine aesthetic, De Stijl, avant-garde cinema, etc.
Graduate Equivalency: HART 575. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 365 and HART 575.