Twentieth Century Western Art

Course Dates: 
June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, 2013
9-11 a.m.
Walter A-Akert
Course Catalogs: 
2013 Summer

We will discuss major trends in painting, sculpture, photography, and architecture in Western Europe and North America from 1900-2000.  While our focus will be on the artworks, we will also touch on relevant political, social, and cultural trends.  In addition to sharing his own views, the instructor will invite students to express ideas and opinions based on their own knowledge and experiences.

Walter A-Akert ( has taught art at all grade levels (mostly junior and senior high school) and advanced placement art history for the Elmbrook School District in suburban Milwaukee.