Object and Context III.A

Course Code :1048FOWCOR
Study domain:Conservation and Restoration
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Guy Bovyn
Aurélie Daems

3. Course contents *

A historical overview of the canonical artistic developments in Western Europe during the first half of the 20th century, with a special focus on the relation between tradition, modernism and avant garde. The breakthrough and crisis of the avant garde art are discussed, using cases from the fields of architecture, design, sculpture, painting and new media. Art movements like Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism, Constructivism and Neue Sachlichkeit, their most important representative artists and their works, are reviewed.