NYU Steinhardt

Modern Art and Contemporary Culture

  • Course Number: ARTCR-UE 0050
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examines the impact of modernism in both its historic & contemporary relationships to culture & society, through the study of painting, sculpture, architecture, & the media arts from the early 1900?s through 1945. Art history with a theoretical & aesthetic emphasis. Relates the art of the period to political, social, & philosophical issues & to current debates. Works of art are considered from slides, films, reproductions, & museum & gallery visits.
  • Old Course Number: E94.0050