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Plastic Arts in the Second Avant-gardes of the Second Half of the 20th Century

Introduction

The course covers the Plastic Arts in the Second Avant-gardes of the Second Half of the 20th Century, including European Informalism, Abstract Expressionism, Post-Pictorial Abstraction, Minimalism, Kinetic Art, Op Art, Pop Art, Hyperrealism, Conceptual Art, Body Art, Land Art, Urban Art, and the Digital Age.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Plastic Arts in the Second Avant-gardes of the Second Half of the 20th Century, including the key movements, artists, and influences, as well as the ability to critically analyze and interpret artworks within their historical and cultural contexts.

Course program

European Informalism and Abstract Expressionism
Post-Pictorial Abstraction and Minimalism
The Digital Age and New Media
Kinetic Art and Op Art
Pop Art and Its Global Impact
Hyperrealism: A Global Perspective
Art as Language. Conceptual Art
Art as Action: Body Art and Performance
Land Art and Environmental Engagement
Urban Art: Street and Graffiti Art
Arte Povera and the Aesthetics of the Ephemeral