The students are expected to:
• get a solid grasp of the language used to describe various aspects of modern and contemporary art movements.
• develop skills of critical thinking through the examination of texts about cubism, futurism, neo-dada, issue-oriented art, etc..
Course Content (Syllabus)
A collection of authentic reading materials followed by comprehension and vocabulary exercises, and discussion questions. There are also sections that comprise broader activities that engage the students in more open and free-spirited tasks and activities. The texts touch upon various aspects of modern and contemporary art movements and are taken from a wide variety of sources. Indicative titles of units: Cubism, Futurism and the celebration of motion, Accelerated change, Neo-Dada, Issue-Oriented art.