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Modernism and visual challenge 2A (6 points)


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Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The discourses of European modernism and the salient tenets of its practice consolidated in the 1890-1945 period. The impact of technological developments including the development of new printing methods, photography and film. Expressionism, futurism, cubism, constructivism and suprematism, dada and surrealism, Bauhaus and De Stijl. The avant-garde as an agent of change and its influence in defining social, political and aesthetic roles for artists and designers.

Assessment: Short essay (1500 words) 40% + Long essay (2500 words) including class presentation 55% + Reader discussion 5%

Contact Hours: One lecture, one tutorial, and one seminar hour per week

Prerequisites: TAD1101, TAD1102

Prohibitions: TAD2111, TAD3101, TAD3111

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