ARTH 366/2-A - Studies in 19th Century Art and Architecture: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Beyond
INSTRUCTOR: ANITA GRANTS
Beginning with works by artists from the Impressionist circle, this course will examine the stylistic changes which evolved through the end of the century, and which culminated in Cubism. This period is one marked by the experimentation of artists pushing the boundaries of representation. In addition to Impressionism, also considered with be the painting of Neo- and Post-Impressionist artists, the Nabis, and the development of Cubism, Futurism and Suprematism. Evaluation for the course will consist of mid-term and final examinations, and a written assignment. As part of the course, students will be expected to visit the exhibition A History of Impressionism: Great Paintings from the Clark, to be held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts from October 13, 2012.