Art movements of Modern Art

You recognize the names: Monet, van Gogh, Picasso. But what was their role in art history, and how have their associated movements altered our understanding of the creative process? From the initial rejections of traditional aesthetics to the daring works that would question the artists’ very humanity, this course will guide you through the daunting concepts, profound ideas, and revolutionary impact of Modern Art.

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   Teacher: Cameron MacDonald


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  “Modern art movements always felt confusing. This was a great introduction and now I feel more comfortable in navigating through a museum and identifying what each artist wanted to share.”

  “Really enjoyed the course. Having visited many galleries around the world and seen quite a lot of the art examples, or similar, used in the course I wished I had taken the course it years ago”

  “Very interesting course which l really enjoyed.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Impressionism
Lesson 2. Post-Impressionism
Lesson 3. Art Nouveau
Lesson 4. Fauvism
Lesson 5. Cubism
Lesson 6. Suprematism
Lesson 7. Dada
Lesson 8. Abstract Expressionism
Lesson 9. Pop Art
Lesson 10. Performance Art
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  • Format
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  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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