Modernism and Postmodernism in the Visual Arts

ART HIS 860.52

This course introduces the two main cultural paradigms of our times, modernism and postmodernism, through lectures and review of major artist's work. 


What you can learn.

  • Understand the differences between modernism and postmodernism
  • Visit the MOCA and Broad Museums to view works in person

About this course:

This course helps students to better understand the two main cultural paradigms of our times: modernism and postmodernism. We examine the ways in which they represent a continuity, as well as their extreme ideological and aesthetic divergences. 

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