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HARC0260

Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art: From Postmodernism to Globalization
In this course we will survey major developments in international art practice since 1960. We will discuss artists and movements from North and South America, Asia, Eastern and Western Europe, and the Middle East. We will explore debates in traditional media, as well as the emergence of new conceptual paradigms, video and film, land art, installation and institutional critique, and strategies of appropriation. In addition to a focus on formal concerns, students will also discuss broader debates active in various spheres of postwar art and culture. Readings will include artist statements, critical and historical texts, as well as important theoretical material.
Subject:
History of Art & Architecture
Department:
History of Art & Architecture
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART CMP HIS

Sections

Spring 2015

HARC0260A-S15 Lecture (Vazquez)

Fall 2012

HARC0260A-F12 Lecture (Vazquez)

Spring 2012

HARC0260A-S12 Lecture (Vazquez)

Spring 2011

HARC0260A-S11 Lecture (Vazquez)

Fall 2009

HARC0260A-F09 Lecture (Vazquez)
HARC0260X-F09 Discussion (Vazquez)
HARC0260Y-F09 Discussion (Vazquez)
HARC0260Z-F09 Discussion (Vazquez)