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Touring Modernism: From the French Avant-Garde to American Pop and Beyond
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Modern Art, Postmodern Art, Painting, Sculpture, Photography
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Surrealism and Its Legacy

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Go at your own pace
4 Sessions / 13 hours of work per session
Included w/ premium membership ($20/month)
Skill Level
Beginner
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Modern Art, Postmodern Art, Painting, Sculpture, Photography
Course Description

This second course covers the rebels and revolutionaries of the Dada and Surrealist movements including Duchamp, Dali, Magritte, and others. And then we jump across the pond to look at the American succession of the New York School with de Kooning, Pollock, Rothko, Krasner, and many more.

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Session 1: Pranksters, Tricksters, Revolutionaries (October 25, 2018)
Dada Breaks the Mold
5 lessons
1. Zurich Dada
2. German Dada and Collage
3. New York Dada and Marcel Duchamp
4. Interview with Simon Anderson
5. New York Dada and Man Ray
Session 2: Surrealist Dreams (November 1, 2018)
Courting the Unconscious
5 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Magic Realism
3. Picasso, Dali and Others
4. The Women Surrealists!
5. Surrealist Objects
Session 3: The Last Gasp Of Modernism (November 8, 2018)
The heroics of the New York School
5 lessons
1. Transplanting Surrealism
2. Existentialism and the Cold War: Backdrop for the New York School
3. Introducing Jackson Pollock
4. W.P.A/Mexican Muralists/Native American Art: More Backdrop
5. Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner
Session 4: The Romantic Sublime/ American Style (November 15, 2018)
The New York school and Abstract Expressionism
5 lessons
1. Willem de Kooning
2. Mark Rothko
3. Barnett Newman
4. The Second Generation of Abstract Expressionism
5. The Post-War Moment Abroad
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