ART 145 - Contemporary Art History: 1945-Present

Survey of the major artists and art movements from 1945 to the present. Includes such major topics as the analysis and summary of Modernism, the transition from Modern to Post-Modern art, the emergence of non-traditional art media, and the analysis of the influence of global multiculturalism in art. Specific art practices such as painting, sculpture, earthworks, photography, performance, installation, printmaking and architecture will be discussed in relation to the cultural dialogue they establish or to which they respond.
AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, UC

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 UNITS: 3 hours lecture