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Marek K. Wieczorek
ART H 484
Seattle Campus

Topics in Modern Art

Approach to art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries through particular themes, genres, contexts, or other issues. Focus varies from year to year. Recommended: some background in the art or history of the period.

Class description

Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925: How a Radical Idea Changed Modern Art (and How MoMA Staged It)

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

IMPORTANT: In order to register, you need to have taken at least the modern survey (203) or “19th- and 20th-century art” (380) or comparable courses in modern art history. If not, contact the instructor for permission: marek@u.washington.edu

Class assignments and grading

one exam and one paper (6-9 pages)


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Marek K. Wieczorek
Date: 10/31/2013