ART 249 - Art Since 1945: The Road to Post-Modernism
Credits: 4 A topical survey of European and American art since the end of World War II. Students study the diversity of contemporary art movements and events through lectures and readings. Topics include the changing conceptions of avant-gardism; the decline of modernism in contemporary society; the role of gender, race, and class in the evolution of postmodernist art; and the interplay between popular culture and the fine arts in post-modernism.
Prerequisite: Any Art History course or permission of instructor.