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Fluxus and New Media Art, 1950s-1970s
ARHA 363
Fall 2014 not offered

This course will examine the artists' collective Fluxus as it formed on three continents (from 1962-1978), paying particular attention to the group's collective organization on an international scale in the context of post-World War II advanced capitalism; the diversity of subject positions occupied by its members, based on issues of race, ethnicity, gender, and class; the multidisciplinary character of its composition, including artists with backgrounds in music, painting, film, sculpture, poetry, design, and architecture; and its pioneering of new-media "intermedia" art, especially combining performance, object-making, and video. The relationships between Fluxus and contemporaneous artistic trends of the 1950s-1970s, such as environments, happenings, and conceptual art, as well as Fluxus's influence on art today, will also be considered.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on DEC-10-2023
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