This teaching packet discusses artistic movements of the late 20th century, including abstract expressionism, pop art, minimalism, conceptualism, process art, neo-expressionism, and postmodernism, with attention to their critical reception and theoretical bases. The packet considers works by 27 painters and sculptors including Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Mark Rothko, David Smith, Martin Puryear, Anselm Kiefer, Susan Rothenberg, and Roy Lichtenstein (see full list below).
The Art since 1950 loan packet includes:
- a 95-page booklet, with artists' biographies, a glossary, timeline, and teaching activities
- six color study prints
- an image CD or slideset with 40 works of art.
This teaching packet is available free of charge for a nine-month loan period, permitting extended use in classroom or library settings.