Contexts and Influences of 20th Century Art Historical Movements

Topic 1: Contexts and Influences of 20th Century Art Historical Movements Select one of the following movements in 20th century art: Futurism, Dada, Pop Art, Surrealism, and Abstract Expressionism. Situate the movement within its political, cultural and historical context to illustrate how historical context influenced the techniques, content, style, and ideology of the movement. Support your argument with examples of artists and their work. Recommended resources for Topic 1: Futurism • Willette, J. (2016). Cubism, Futurism and the Great War, Part One. Art History Unstuffed. Retrieved from http://arthistoryunstuffed.com/cubism-futurism-and-the-great-war/ • Willette, J. (2016). Cubism, Futurism and the Great War, Part Two. Art History Unstuffed. Retrieved from http://arthistoryunstuffed.com/cubism-futurism-and-the-great-war-part-two/ Dada • Maftei, S. (2010). Between “critique” and propaganda: The critical self-understanding of art in the historical avant-garde. The case of Dada. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies, 9(27), 219-245. Pop Art • Curley, J. (2013). A Conspiracy of Images: Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and the art of the Cold War. Retrieved from http://americainclass.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Curley-Reading.pdf Surrealism • Willette, J. (2011). Surrealism in Context. Art History Unstuffed. Retrieved from http://arthistoryunstuffed.com/surrealism-in-context/Abstract Expressionism • Paul, S. (2004). Abstract Expressionism. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved from https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/abex/hd_abex.htm