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Continuing Education at PAFA

Modern Art Since 1945 (ONLINE) IN 670RS_ON

with Dr. Kevin Richards


Examine the development of art in America and Europe from the end of World War II to the end of the twentieth-century, including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Land-Based art, and other significant artistic movements. Analyze the aesthetic ideas that have informed the narrative and contested terrain around art since 1945, including the challenges to the ideals of modernism. Online instruction will provide weekly video lectures, readings, and instructor-moderated discussion boards.

Note: This course is also available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525

Richards IN 670RS_ON


Red Grooms, (b. 1937), A Room in Connecticut, 1984, oil on canvas and acrylic on plexiglass with aluminum frame, 72 x 96 in., collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 1985.4, John Lambert Fund, © 2010 Red Grooms / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

This fanciful tribute to the American avant-garde depicts the artist Marcel Duchamp and his patron the collector Katherine S. Dreier - two of the founders of the Societe Anonyme, established in 1920 to promote American and European modernism - conversing in the art-filled library of Dreier's West Redding, Connecticut, home.

  • Jul 6 - Aug 9th, 2020
    for 5 weeks

    Will run

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