OSHR 1708 - Art and World War II

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

When we think of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, or Stalinist USSR; we don’t immediately think of images of architectural commissions or public sculpture.

Learn about cultural production in all of the major world powers during the 1930s and 1940s reflects crucial elements of their societies and political ideologies. This class will explore the art and architecture of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, the Stalinist Soviet Union, and the United States, and explore the fate of modern art in this tumultuous time.

Reading: McCloskey, Barbara; Artists of World War II, ISBN: 978-0313321535

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

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