ART 208 Modern Art (3 credits)
This course offers a survey of the history of European and American art and architecture, with a focus on the first half of the 20th century. Students will be introduced to a wide range of artistic practices, styles, and media, including painting, drawing, prints, photography, sculpture, film and architecture. The class will examine major movements within the history of art, including such artists as Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Frida Kahlo, and Salvador Dalí. IT will take advantage of the many rich collections of art and architecture in the Philadelphia area by visiting these institutions and analyzing works firsthand.
No prerequisites. Fulfills Art/Lit requirement.