Modern Art





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Art movements from 1840s to 1960s will be discussed in class from an aesthetic and socioeconomic perspective. The study of movements will also be assisted with an exploration of philosophy of art wherever necessary. Art movements Impressionism, Post impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Abstract expressionism, Pop art, Minimalism, Introduction to Post modernism. Philosophy of art Formalism (Clive Bell and Roger Fry), Dream in psycho analysis (Freud),Existentialism (Sartre, Camus), Modernism (Clement Greenberg).





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