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History of Art: The 20th Century

Use these online videos to study the History of Art and the art and architecture of The 20th Century

Using these two online videos on the art, artists, architecture and architects of the 20th Century, from the History Through Art series, you'll explore a subjective reality based on the inner vision and personal experiences of the artist in the 20th century.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the profound ways that accelerating technological changes during the 20th century have affected how artists focus on the world and altered their perception of what is real.
  • Understand the conceptual process of analyzing, reducing, and simplifying observed reality, and gain insight to subjective realities constructed according to the inner vision of an artist and the language of an artist's medium.
  • Identify the characteristics of Cubism, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop Art.
  • Name prominent 20th century artists and architects, including Picasso, Mondrian, Dali, Warhol, Mies van der Rohe, and Le Corbusier, and identify some of their famous art works with the aid of these History Through Art in the 20th Century videos.
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