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The Cubist revolution of Picasso; German Expressionism from Kirchner to Beckmann; the Russian avant-garde; the languages of abstraction throughout Europe, from Kandinsky in Russia, to Mondrian in Holland; the reaction to World War 1 in the Dada and Surrealist movement; the Bauhaus and its influence; the idea of the avant-garde. The shift from Europe to America after World War II and the development of the Abstract Expressionism of Pollack and others. (Also offered as lower-level).

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  • School of Arts & Sciences