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ART: ART HISTORY

ARTH-432
Visual Arts in the United States: 1890 to 1935 (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Covers art from the Gilded Age through mid-1930s. Examines major artists and movements, including American Impressionism, Ashcan School, American modernist abstraction, Harlem Renaissance, Mexican muralists, Regionalism, WPA art and photography. Focuses on relation to European modernisms and U.S. cultural politics, including gender and racial issues and the rise of major museums, dealers, and collectors. Meets with ARTH-632. Usually offered alternate springs. Prerequisite: ARTH-105 and ARTH-210 or permission of instructor.