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

Course Details

Course Level: 
Graduate Course
Course Number: 
HART 575
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.
Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 365. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 575 and HART 365.