Course Description

Course Name

Van Gogh to Warhol

Session: VRMF3123

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


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.

*Course content subject to change