Art from the 1960s to the Present:: Conceptual Art

This course introduces the viewer to conceptual art. These artists were freer to focus on more conceptual issues such as modern urban life, subjectivity, or pictorial language. Fast forward to the second half of the Twentieth Century when intellectual content became the defining characteristic of art and concept fully eclipsed craft. In the 1960 and 70s artists used found objects, performance, and installation while de-emphasizing the act of “object making.”