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Art history: it’s just a timeline?

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The Courtauld's Young People's Programme covers both the Institute and Gallery. With this unique function, projects range from widening participation to informal learning. This blog is an informal space for us to share our work.

Tuesday, 15 April, 2014 by education

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Before the Easter break, we took a trip up to New College Nottingham to think about ‘modernism’. What a scary word! Using Alfred Barr’s infamous diagram as a starting point, we considered timelines of ‘modernism’ across the 20th Century. More importantly, we wondered what is missing from these canons and how we can challenge accepted histories!

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