modernism in art

late impressionism through surrealism

schedule

Tuesday 18 Jan • introduction to the course

Thursday 20 Jan • key concepts of modern art

Tuesday 25 Jan • Neo-Impressionism

Thursday 27 Jan • Symbolism

Tuesday 1 Feb • Symbolism continued

Thursday 3 Feb • Van Gogh & Cézanne

Tuesday 8 Feb • Fauvism

Thursday 10 Feb • Expressionism

Tuesday 15 Feb • Expressionism continued

Thursday 17 Feb • Der Blaue Reiter

Tuesday 22 Feb • Analytic Cubism

Thursday 24 Feb • Italian Futurism

Tuesday 1 Mar • catch-up; museum paper 1 due

Thursday 3 Mar • museum paper 1 presentations, review

Tuesday 8 Mar • Exam 1


Thursday 10 Mar • Simultanism and Purism

14-18 Mar • Spring Break

Tuesday 22 Mar • Russian Modernism

Thursday 24 Mar • Russian Modernism continued

Tuesday 29 Mar • De Stijl

Thursday 31 Mar • De Stijl & The Bauhaus

Tuesday 5 Apr • The Bauhaus

Thursday 7 Apr • Synthetic Cubism

Tuesday 12 Apr • Dada

Thursday 14 Apr • Dada & Surrealism

Tuesday 19 Mar • Surrealism

Thursday 21 Apr • Backlash: the 1930s

Tuesday 26 Apr • catch-up; museum paper 2 due

Thursday 28 Apr • museum paper 2 presentations, review

Tuesday 10 May, 2:00-3:30 • Exam 2


readings and key images for each day's topic are available through the study-guide links above.