Description: Lecture, three hours. Inquiry into 20th-century modernism from Fauvism to abstract expressionism. Topics include primitivism, gender, and sexuality in modernist art; origins of abstraction, collage, photomontage, and ready-made; rise of automatism and chance procedures; art, utopia, and political revolution; antimodernism and fascism; mass culture, machine paradigm, and work of art in age of mechanical reproduction. Concurrently scheduled with course C229A. P/NP or letter grading.