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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Modern Art & Ideas by The Museum of Modern Art

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About the Course

Welcome to Modern Art & Ideas! This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about modern and contemporary art. Over the next five weeks, you will look at art through a variety of themes: Places & Spaces, Art & Identity, Transforming Everyday Objects, and Art & Society. Each week kicks off with a video that connects works of art from The Museum of Modern Art’s collection to the theme. You will hear audio interviews with artists, designers, and curators and learn more about selected works in the additional readings and resources. Throughout this course you will discover how artists: -- represent place and take inspiration from their environment, -- create works of art to express, explore, and question identity, -- use everyday objects to challenge assumptions about what constitutes a work of art and how it should be made, -- and respond to the social, cultural, and political issues of their time through works of art. Through the discussion forum prompts and peer review assignment, you will also have the opportunity to connect with other learners and explore how these themes resonate with your own life and experience....

Top reviews


Jun 7, 2020

Really enjoyed this course! Well organized/developed, and even for a museum buff, like me, offered great ideas, and perspectives in ‘looking’ and ‘understanding’ art, and particular artist’s process.


Jan 14, 2018

It has been a very wonderful course. I love the museum as a cultural space and now I love it more for its commitment to online education and giving us the opportunity to learn in different countries.

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By Arthur D W

Mar 8, 2018

Great Course!

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Aug 8, 2017

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Apr 9, 2017

Great course!

By Ana C

Mar 11, 2017

Amazing media

By Israel T

Mar 29, 2016

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Sep 23, 2015

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By Juan P C

May 9, 2020

Really cool!

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Dec 21, 2021

good course

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Feb 9, 2021

Nice course

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By Isaac I

Jul 12, 2020

I loved it!

By Foret

Jun 13, 2020

Great class

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By Ngo T

Nov 26, 2019

Good course

By Cecilia

Jul 26, 2019

I loved it.

By Samuel P V

Apr 7, 2019

good course

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By Angelina L

Jan 5, 2017

Very useful

By Joanne K

Oct 14, 2016

Loved it 💫

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Nov 28, 2015