DR. MARIA ELENA BUSZEK
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 2:30-3:50pm, EB 217
Course description: This course will address the subjective impulse in the work of French, German, and Austrian Expressionist movements of the early 20th century. After reviewing the work of Post-Impressionist predecessors, we will focus on the painting, sculpture, prints, performance, film, and writings of the various European Expressionist movements, as well as the politics and popular culture that affected the world in which these artists worked. Since the course deals as much with history as with art, we will also be exploring the different historical events, artistic media and philosophical theories that inform the work presented in the class.
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