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ART: ART HISTORY

ARTH-520
Seminar in Art History (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics in art historical fields include medieval art, Renaissance/Baroque art, Nineteenth to Twentieth Century European art, American contemporary art, and Asian art. Critical discussion of readings followed by reports and research papers. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: five art history courses or permission of instructor.

ARTH-520
002
ART: ART HISTORY
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Seminar in Art History (3)

Transnational Influences in American Art: 1870 to 1970

The seminar focuses on varied transnational influences that shaped American modernist art over a century through a variety of cross-cultural exchanges. Significant theoretical and methodological approaches to a series of case studies are explored: Japonisme and American Impressionism, Canadian and American landscape painting, race and American modern artists in Paris, Expressionism and Surrealism in American art at mid-century, and Abstract Expressionism across the Americas. Undergraduate students must have permission of the professor to enroll.