Course Description

Modern and Contemporary Art History (20th and 21st Century)

Marino College

Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Art from the 20th to the 21st century.

A course of art history exploring Modern and Contemporary Art. Introduction to key concepts,
major artists and artworks. In these enjoyable classes topics are discussed together to develop visual
skills enabling students to engage with a diverse range of images and objects for pleasure or further

Discussed themes and topics include:

  • The origins of Modern Art. Experiments in Colour and Form.
  • Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts Movement.
  •  From Cubism to Geometric Abstraction.
  • Expressionism in Germany and Austria. Art in Totalitarian Systems Dada and Surrealism.
  • A shift to New York – American Art and Architecture

Course Code 15
College Name Marino College
Course Category Art, Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Certificate of Attendance
Course Location Fairview, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 3
Course Start Date 21st January 2019
Course End Date 11th March 2019
Course Fee €60
Course Duration 7 weeks
Course Times Monday Evening - 8.00pm -9.30pm
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Course Provider

Marino College

01 8332100
14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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