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Fall 2010
Apr 24,2014
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ARHT 322 - AMERICAN ART I:CONTACT TO 1865
This course will survey paintings, sculpture, photography, graphic arts, and popular visual spectacle in the United States until 1865. It will trace a wide range of artistic and visual works from first contact through the early Colonial, the Revolutionary, Federal and Antebellum periods, through the Civil War. Along with the study of art emerging out of a European tradition, we will simultaneously be studying native North American Art traditions, and paying attention to the interactions between indigenous and immigrant visual cultures. Some classes will focus on an in-depth analysis of one or two artists while others will cover a broader scope. Among the themes we will return to will be the role of the fine arts and of the broader visual culture in constructing American identities, and in defining the meanings of race, class, and gender. Classes will combine lecture and discussion, and students will also work in groups on homework assignments focused on challenging readings.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture

Art History Department

Course Attributes:
MJ-AMER-Amer Artistic Express, CA-School Core-300 Level, GE-INTERCULT NORTH AMERICA

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR ARHT 322

General Requirements:
Course or Test: HIST 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HIST 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: AMER 125
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ARHT 200 to 299
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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