Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 222

Origins of Modern Sculpture


Description

Explores the transition from traditional to contemporary forms and themes in European and American sculpture. The focus is on artistic activity in Paris from 1900 to 1914 with consideration of definitions of sculpture, abstraction, processes, materials, influences and innovation. Major artists and topics include Picasso, Brancusi, Moore, Constructivism, Futurism, Paris as an art centre and sculpture and gender. The course is taught concurrently with ARTHIST 322.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Robin Woodward

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ARTHIST 222: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points at Stage I in Art History

Restrictions

ARTHIST 322


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