Course Catalog - 2016-2017



Long Title: DADA
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Inaugurated against the calamitous backdrop of the First World War, "Dada," the artist Francis Picabia claimed, "smells of nothing, it is nothing, nothing, nothing." This seminar will examine the aesthetics of shock and nihilism (literally, 'nothingness'), developed by Dada in six cities: Zurich, Berlin, Colgne, Hannover, New York, and Paris. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 586. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 386 if student has credit for HART 586.