HUM 1160: Music and Art Since 1945: Getting Started

This guide will help introduce users to important artists, events, and concepts in contemporary art and music.

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What's in this Guide?

B/w photo of Louise Nevelson, posed before one of her assemblage sculptures.

[B/w photo of Louise Nevelson, posed before one of her assemblage sculptures.  Nevelson, a Jewish-American artist whose family emigrated from Russia in 1905, was one of the most important figures in 20th century sculpture.  Her assemblage pieces are often larger-than-life and painted in monochrome black or white.]

Students enrolled in HUM 1160 will find this guide helpful in completing their research assignments, as well as engaging in further exploration of topics covered in the class.  This guide should also be useful to anyone curious about contemporary art and its contexts.  [Note: Library availability info for the HUM 1160 textbook can be found here.]

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