ARH 212 - Twentieth-Century Art
Historical survey of 20th century art. Examines key artist, styles and movements within a social, philosophical and political context. Course emphasizes developments during first half of the century, but which inform the visual arts today. Includes presentations by practicing artists to provide connections to art in our current time.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the technical procedures and creator's role in art throughout the history of cultural production.
2. Demonstrate and effectively communicate an understanding of the impact of religious, philosophical, and political conditions on cultural production and communities.
3. Interpret and apply their understanding of the use and meaning of symbols and iconography throughout history to current issues, culture or history.
4. Compose written or visual material to effectively communicate knowledge and demonstrate comprehension of art historical periods, styles, terminology, iconography, theory and artwork.
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