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Unit of Study ARTD2002 - Modern Art and the Avant-Garde (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

recognise the various visual languages and aesthetic philosophies of modernism

articulate relationships between the avant-garde and modernity in Western and non-Western cultures

describe the key socio-political factors that impinged upon a range of modernist art practices

demonstrate an understanding of academic writing skills, information literacy, library and online research

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