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Formal and technical experimentation, social transgression and political opposition were the hallmarks of the European avant-gardes. This unit will offer a critical evaluation of the concept of the avant-garde, with reference to established theories. Focusing primarily on the inter-war years in Europe, the unit will address avant-garde energies of the twentieth century, with some attention to later neo-avant-garde tendencies, for example, Conceptual Art and the Situationalist Internationals. While the central emphasis will be with the visual production of the historical avant-gardes, literary and performative modes of expression will also be considered, along with continuities and connections with in contemporary practice.
|Unit name||The Art of the Twentieth Century Avant Gardes|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Dr Maria Kunda, guest lecturers
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On Campus: 1-hr lecture (or on-line equivalent), 1-hr Art Forum, 1-hr tutorial weekly (12 wks)
2,500-word long essay (50%); 1,500 word annotated visual presentation (30%); on-line quiz (10%); 750 word visual summary (10%)
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