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ARTH 436 Modern Art and the Experience of Modernity, 1880s-1950s

The major movements in modern art in the context of the political and social events

Movements, Periods & Artists

Art Nouveau

Early Modern Sculpture

French Expressionism: Fauvism

  • Fauvism  from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Fauvism from Discover France

German Expressionism



  • Futurism from the Guggenheim
  • Futurism - includes links to translated futurist manifestos

Early Modernism in America

Art between the Wars

Russia: Constructivism

American Art 1920 - 1940

Selected Books on Artists