ARTH 204: Survey of Latin American Art

ARTH 204-001: Survey of Latin American Art
(Fall 2023)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM MW

Innovation Hall 204

Section Information for Fall 2023

From Macchu Picchu to Frida Kahlo, this course will introduce major developments and innovations in Latin American painting, sculpture, and architecture. Beginning in the Pre-Columbian era, this course will cover Mayan, Aztec, and Incan art, art of the Viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru, as well as important trends in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American art. Through lectures, assignments, and visits to area museums, students will acquire a historical framework for further study in art history.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces arts of Latin America from pre-Columbian to modern era. Discusses important examples of painting, sculpture, and architecture in relation to culture and history of region. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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