Overview of Art in the First Half of the 20th Century


The course covers the impact of World Wars on art and culture, the rise of photography as an art form, the influence of African art on European modernism, the role of women artists, the impact of the Great Depression on the art world, the influence of new technologies on the visual arts, and the relationship between art and politics.

What you will learn

To gain a comprehensive understanding of the development of art in the first half of the 20th century, including the impact of historical events, technological advancements, and cultural exchanges on artistic movements and styles.

Course program

The Impact of World Wars on Art and Culture
The Rise of Photography as an Art Form
The Influence of African Art on European Modernism
The Role of Women Artists in the Early 20th Century
The Impact of the Great Depression on the Art World
The Impact of New Technologies on the Visual Arts
The Relationship Between Art and Politics
The Influence of Eastern Art and Philosophy on Western Artists