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Global contemporary art

This course is a part of Art history, a 16-course Topic series from Khan Academy.

Brought to you by Smarthistory. 1970-the present: Beuys, Hirst, Hadid and more.

This course contains 4 segments:

A beginner's guide to contemporary art

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Identity, the body & the subversion of Modernism

Brought to you by Smarthistory. Artists deconstruct social identity and examine the body as a cultural subject.

Conceptual and Performance art

Brought to you by Smarthistory. Does art need to be a physical thing, an object made of stone or canvas? Could art be an idea enacted, a process, or an environment inhabited and transformed?

Global modernisms in the 21st century

Brought to you by Smarthistory. Culture is increasingly global. Artists work internationally and no single city is now the center of the art world. Istanbul, Beijing, Bogotá, Beirut, Lagos, and São Paulo all support thriving communities of artists.

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Art Therapist, LPC, ATR $47k

Elementary Art Teacher 1 6 $50k

Lower School Art Teacher $57k

Professor, 3D Art & Animation $65k

Assistant Art Director/Designer $74k

Freelance Copywriter, Graphic Designer, Art Director, Creative Director $75k

Art Instructor Manager $76k

Graphic & Web Designer / Art Director $78k

Senior Art Director, GD $82k

ART DIRECTOR / DIGITAL PRODUCER $94k

Retired Senior Art Director $124k

Senior Art Director, Creative Services | Marketing Cloud $202k

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Length 4 segments
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Subjects Humanities Art & Design
Tags Humanities Arts And Humanities

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