Irina Kulik: “History of Foreign Contemporary Art”


Irina Kulik: “History of Foreign Contemporary Art”

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the main directions and key figures of modernism, historical avant-garde and contemporary art, to explain how the system of artistic values ​​changed with the inception of modernism (the second half of the 19th century).

The course will give an idea of ​​what a work is, what is the purpose of the artist and the role of the viewer, will reveal the history of art not as a change in styles and aesthetics, but as a history of ideas, created in a polemical and partner dialogue between artists of different generations and beliefs.

Lecture 1. Impressionism and Expressionism

Lecture 2. Cubism and Futurism

Lecture 3. Dadaism

Lecture 4. Surrealism

Lecture 5. Abstraction

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