Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 551 - MODELS OF ABSTRACTION

Long Title: MODELS OF ABSTRACTION
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course will examine a range of different models of abstract painting and sculpture as they appear throughout the twentieth century. Looking closely at the historical contexts that gave rise to abstraction particular attention will be paid to how apparently similar forms of abstraction can denote very different kinds of meaning. Graduate students will be expected to complete all the requirements of the class in addition to writing a substantial research paper due at the end of the semester. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 451. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 551 if student has credit for HART 451.