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Length
5 Sessions (adaptive)
Price
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
Credit Eligible ($300 USD)
Institution
Otis College of Art and Design
Subject
Visual Arts, History and Culture
Skill Level
Beginner
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Modernity, Realism, Post-Impressionism, 19th Century Modern Art, Artistic Genius
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The Modern Genius: Art and Culture in the 19th Century

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Length
5 Sessions (adaptive)
Price
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
Credit Eligible ($300 USD)
Institution
Otis College of Art and Design
Subject
Visual Arts, History and Culture
Skill Level
Beginner
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Modernity, Realism, Post-Impressionism, 19th Century Modern Art, Artistic Genius
Course Description

This Art History course investigates the role of the French avant-garde in developing and showcasing new modern forms and approaches to art and visual culture in the 19th century. The material addresses the most critical issues of modernity from Realism through Post-Impressionism. We will cover the stylistic changes that challenged academic art, the new subjects that confounded modern audiences, and the new roles and authority of the modern artist. To do this, we will focus on the European world through a series of video podcasts and online readings over five weeks. By the end of the course, you will understand the issues of modernity and the way that art and art-making addressed these issues as well as recognize the profound impact that 19th century Europe had in shaping our contemporary ideas of being “modern.”

schedule

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Session 1: Modernity and Realism
Becoming Modern
Session 2: The Visual Culture of Modern Europe: New Technologies, New Venues, New Ideas
Century Photography & Manet: Realism beyond Courbet
Session 3: Impressionism: Problems and Issues Then and Now
Impressionism: The Heroization of Modern Life, Complications with Painting and Envisioning Modern Sculpture
Session 4: Post-Impressionism and Artistic Genius
Post Impressionism: Cezanne’s Critique, Beyond Cezanne: George Seurat, Gaugin and Myth and Primitivism and Van Gogh – Beyond the Myth of Artistic Genius
Session 5: Edges and Resistance
The Arts and Crafts Movement and Art Nouveau
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Kadenze has partnered with Otis College of Art and Design to offer this course for 1 college credits.*

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This course costs $300 USD to take for college credit.

*Upon completion, this rigorous college-level course will provide credits that are recognized and transferable from the partnering institution. Credit as workload and transferability is defined by the granting institution. Participation in these courses does not represent an acceptance decision or admission from the institution that offers them.

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