Course Catalog - 2018-2019


HART 461 - ART OF THE 60s AND 70s

Long Title: ART OF THE 60s AND 70s
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Description: By all accounts the 1960s and 1970s marked one of the most vibrant, experimental, audacious, and - above all - contentious periods in the history of avant-garde modernism. This seminar will examine the momentous shift from the international dominance of American Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s to a wide array of global counter-movements in the 1960s and 70s. Possible topics include: Happenings, Minimalism, Fluxus, Conceptualism, Nouveau Realisme, Body Art, Structuralist Film, Gutai, Light and Space, Noeconretism, Arte Povera, The Situationist International, etc. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 559. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 461 if student has credit for HART 559.