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We understand the history of humanity through art. From prehistoric depictions of woolly mammoths to contemporary abstraction, artists have addressed their time and place in history and have expressed universal human truths for tens of thousands of years.

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Hours 49
Language English
Subjects Humanities Art & Design

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Adjunct Instructor Art History $28k

Adjunct Professor, Art and Art History. $30k

Lecturer, Department of Art and Art History $35k

Adjunct Faculty - Art History $37k

Art History Lecturer $47k

Art History Teacher $51k

Lecturer of Art History $52k

Adjunct, Art History $58k

Associate Lecturer in Art History $61k

Professor of Art and Art History $73k

Associate Instructor, Art History $74k

Chair of the Department of Art and Art History $83k

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Modernisms 1900-1980

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Brought to you by Smarthistory. 1970-the present: Beuys, Hirst, Hadid and more.This course contains 1 segments:Concepts in art: 1980 to now

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Art of Asia

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From Khan Academy
Hours 49
Language English
Subjects Humanities Art & Design

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Adjunct Instructor Art History $28k

Adjunct Professor, Art and Art History. $30k

Lecturer, Department of Art and Art History $35k

Adjunct Faculty - Art History $37k

Art History Lecturer $47k

Art History Teacher $51k

Lecturer of Art History $52k

Adjunct, Art History $58k

Associate Lecturer in Art History $61k

Professor of Art and Art History $73k

Associate Instructor, Art History $74k

Chair of the Department of Art and Art History $83k

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