Art and Politics: From Dada to the Present
This course will help you make meaningful connections between a range of artists, movements, ideas, socio-historical events and ethical issues. We will cover a broad art historical period, from late18th century Romanticism to today...
Taught by: Paul O'Kane.
This course will help you make meaningful connections between a range of artists, movements, ideas, socio-historical events and ethical issues. We will cover a broad art historical period, from late18th century Romanticism to today.
- You will explore 20th century art, ideas and events that continue to shape critical tendencies in contemporary art.
- You will be able to relate those ideas and trends to the work of artists by visiting London’s museum collections, temporary exhibitions and contemporary art shows.
- Plus, we will explore the readings of some classic art critics such as Walter Benjamin, Charles Baudelaire, and Nicholas Bourriaud.
Entry requirements: None, apart from an interest in art movements and the ideas underpinning them.
Tutor: The tutor on this course changes depending on the course dates. Tutors’ biographies are provided below. If you need to know which tutor is teaching a specific course, please contact us at Short Course Enquiries.
Paul runs several courses and seminars across the University of the Arts London, including a Level Two undergraduate seminar at Camberwell college titled 'Art, Politics & Revolution'. Paul has also taught and supervised dissertations on the Art & Politcs MA at Goldsmiths College.
There is no specific materials list for this course. A list will be sent nearer the time or materials will be discussed on the first day of the course.