Continuing Education

Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Contemporary Art X 121

Date + Time

Wednesday, September 13, 2006
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Location

University of California, Berkeley, Extension, 95 Third St., San Francisco

Overview

This 10-session course examines the materials, techniques, and ideas behind contemporary art, as well as the key movements in modern art history that provide context for more recent developments. Cohn traces art's evolution from Abstract Expressionism through Pop art and Minimalism and investigates the emergence of site-specific art, performance art, and new techniques in painting and sculpture. She also addresses the changing role of the artist, the influence of the international marketplace, and the radically altered role of the museum, from arbiter of taste to conversation starter.

Participants

Terri Cohn, writer, curator, and art historian

Admission + Ticketing

$425 general; $375 SFMOMA members. Two semester units in Art History. To enroll, call 510.642.4111 and reference course number 018549.

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