Course Catalog - 2018-2019


HART 559 - 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):
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 students will be expected to complete all the requirements of the class in addition to writing a substantial research paper. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 461. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 559 if student has credit for HART 461.