ARTH 206: Survey of African Art
ARTH 206-001: Survey of African Art
03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR
Robinson Hall B113
Section Information for Spring 2020
What is African art? In this course, we will use this question to explore the arts of the African continent and its diaspora from its beginnings to the present day. We will examine how knowledge of African art was created and learn how to discuss African art through a critical lens. We will use the DC region’s vast museum resources to develop visual analysis skills and to understand how scholars and curators shape our knowledge of cultural production in Africa.
Course Information from the University Catalog
Introduces arts of Africa, from antiquity to the present day. Presents a variety of arts In relatlon to their historical and cultural contexts, and makes use of local museum resources. Limited to three attempts.
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