Undergraduate Course: Modernism in Art: an Introduction (LLLA07079)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
A critical introduction to the radical and innovative artistic movements that characterised Modernism. From avant-gardism and the Salon des Refuses to Dada and everything in between, this course provides a rich overview of the contexts against which artists reshaped the way we look at and live in the world.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of this course, students should be able to:
Understand the critical legacy of avant-garde movements.
Engage critically with the visual and theoretical aspects of Modern art practices.
Display knowledge of key artists, designers and writers associated with Modernism.
Apply the ideas covered in this course to a range of visual and cultural artefacts in a creative and productive fashion.
Frascina nd Harris. Ed. 1992. Art in Modern Culture. London: Phaidon.
Harrison, C. 1997. Modernism. London: Tate Gallery.
Britt, D. 2007. Modern Art: Impressionism to Post-Modernism. London: Thames and Hudson.
Foster, H. ed. 2004. Art since 1900: Modernism, Anti Modernism, Postmodernism. London: Thames & Hudson.
Harrison, Frascina and Perry. Eds. 1993. Primitivism, Cubism, Abstraction - The Early Twentieth Century. London: Open University Press.
Wilk, C. 2008. Modernism: Designing a New World. London: V&A.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
|Course secretary||Mrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855