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After the decline of Impressionism, a wealth of European and American artists and movements start to appear not adhering to standard categories. In this seventh installment of our nine-part Art History series, we will explore the paths of the post-Impressionists and uncover the origins of modern architecture, sculpture, painting, and design.

Among styles and movements discussed are Art Nouveau, Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, de Stijl, Dada, New Objectivity, Surrealism, and early movements of Abstraction. The stylistic and philosophical characteristic of each movement or individual are investigated and integrated into the broader framework of intellectual history.

Note: Fulfills 1 unit towards the Art History requirement for the Art and the Creative Process Certificate.
Recommended text: Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Concise History by F. Kleiner and C. Mamiya
Course Fee: $95
Offered in: Summer Quarter

Course Number: ART-40472
Credit: 1.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Art and the Creative Process