Course Description


MIT 3220G (Winter 2009)   The Limits of the 'Avant-Garde': Art and Activism through the 20th Century

Instructor: A. Hearn

Course Description
This course explores the concepts of culture, politics and "avant-garde" through the 20th century art movements such as dada, futurism, surrealism, and situationism; focusing on aesthetic practice and commodification, the politics of revolution and intervention, technology and cultural form, individual aesthetic innovation, and issues of social responsibility.

Course Outline for MIT 3220G (Winter 2009)
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Prerequisites: At least 65% in each of MIT 1200F/G, 1500A/B and 1700F/G

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course

RESTRICTED TO YRS 3 & 4 MIT, MPI AND MTP STUDENTS.



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