Academic Catalog

THEA402 MODERNISM AND POSTMODERNISM IN ART

Course Code: 6430402
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-1)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Music And Fine Arts
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff YALIN GKEBA
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course is focused on modern and contemporary art tendencies in context of modernism and postmodernism. It includes certain issues such as birth and evolution of the modern idea; historical limits of modern art, modernism, modernization; the basic concepts and methods of modern art; the arguments about culture in the late capitalist society; the end of grand narratives and history; the basic concepts, tendencies and methods of postmodern art; curatorship and biennials. Related artists, tendencies and works of art will be instructed during the course.