Art Since 1945: What You Need to Know
Following World War II, the center of modern art made a definitive shift from Europe to the United States. Abstract expressionism, as embodied by Jackson Pollock, was followed by pop art, minimalism, postmodernism, and the pluralism of today. Delve into the range of postwar American and international art movements and learn about their formal concerns, vocabulary, and most influential artists. Examine technical innovations, social issues, and multicultural currents present in these movements. Also, gain insights into key figures, including Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, Frank Gehry, and Takashi Murakami.
You'll Walk Away with
- A foundation in art history
- Knowledge of art movements and trends
- Art enthusiasts
- Prospective and practicing art professionals