ARTH 374: Art Now

ARTH 374-002: Art Now
(Fall 2024)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR

Art & Design Building L008 - Hybrid

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Section Information for Fall 2024

This synchronous hybrid course introduces students to major developments in US and European art from 1968 to the present. Students analyze art and artistic innovations in movements including post-minimalism, conceptualism, institutional critique, feminism, postmodernism, pictures generation art, performance art, reconsidering history and subjects of history, identity, narrative, and globalism. Coursework includes weekly reading assignments, weekly quizzes, illustrated lectures, discussions, a DC Museum visit and research paper, and two exams. Prerequisites include completion of 24 credits and one course in ARTH or AVT, or permission of instructor.

ARTH 374 002 is a hybrid section with face-to-face meetings and synchronous live video meetings.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores visual art production since 1980, drawing on regional resources. Examines social, institutional, and political issues in recent art and its markets. Notes: Requires students to work collaboratively and make several field trips, including one Saturday bus trip to New York. Specific topics and assignments vary with the changing art season and instructor. Lecture, discussion. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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