Apr 14, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

ART 232 - Contemporary Art History

3 Credits

In this class students gain a greater understanding of Western Art History from Impressionism to the 21st century. In the first part of the semester, students study cubism, fauvism, expressionism, surrealism, abstract expressionism, pop art, minimalism, conceptual art, post-modernism, and environmental art. In the second part of the semester, students explore the last 30-40 years of wordwide art through eight reocurring themes: identity, the body, time, memory, place, language, science, and spirituality. 
General Education Discipline: Arts and Humanities