German & Viennese Modernism
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art and Design History and Theory
Department: Art and Design History
Course Number: PLAH 2145
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Art History, Theory & Criticism
  • Design History, Theory & Criticism
  • Visual Culture
The arts of Central Europe have long been overlooked regarding their contributions towards modernism. This course will look at the art and design of Vienna and Germany from roughly 1898-1933. In addition to painting and sculpture, we will examine architecture, photography, film and industrial design and look at such movements that combined them all like the Wiener Werkstatte and the Bauhaus. Pathway: Art History, Design History, Criticism
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: University undergraduate degree students, freshman and sophomores only. Pre-requisite(s): first-year university writing course and at least one prior history or methods course in art, media, film, or visual culture


Open to Undergraduate students.