Van Gogh to Warhol

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Van Gogh to Warhol

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Art History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Van Gogh to Warhol, Modern Art in Europe and U.S., is a thematic survey course that follows the development of the language of modern art from French Impressionism, through Symbolism, Surrealism, Dad, Cubism, Italian Futurism, and the first abstract art. Artists examined will include Monet, Degas, Dali, Duchamp, Picasso, Boccioni, Matisse, Mondrian. The course will continue with the realtionship to the progress of modern art in the U.S., Abstract Expressionism to Pop Art, Pollock to Warhol. Museum visits in Rome and to the Peggy Guggenheim collection in Venice are also integral to the course. As an introduction to the study of modern art, the course will include exercises on methods of description, analysis and interpretation to build critical skills.

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