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ARTH 370     Art in Germany: 1919-1933  (4)

This course examines artistic production in Germany within the social and political context of the Weimar Republic between 1919 and 1933. The course investigates Expressionism, the "anti-art" theories espoused by Dada artists, and the formal characteristics of New Objectivity painting under the influence of photography. The art and politics of the Bauhaus are explored in detail, including the practices of painting, architecture, and industrial design. The course concludes with consideration of the rapid change in leadership and direction at the Bauhaus and its closing at the hands of the Nazis.

German and German Studies

...may count towards the major: ANTH 303 , ARTH 370 , GRMN 351 , GRMN 353 , GRMN 354...