Ontario College of Art & Design

Course Calendar


Modernism and Postmodernism
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits), and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal arts & sciences (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
This course enables students to gain a broad understanding of Modernism and its critiques (Antimodernism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism) within the context of visual art, architecture, music, and literature from the period 1850 to 1990 against their socio-political and philosophical backgrounds. Works discussed may include, among others, Nietzsche, Freud, Marx, Baudelaire, Woolf, Mann, Joyce, Borges, Burroughs, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Cage, Sherman, Shonibare, Venturi, Gehry, Lacon, Foucault, Fanon, and Krause.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken HUMN 4B01: Modernism: Critical Perspectives or HUMN 4B18: Postmodernism: Critical Perspectives may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Priority registration for Criticism and Curatorial Practice majors.

Priority registration for this course will be lifted on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
Course was last updated June 20, 2012 - 3:12 PM