ARTH 374: Art Now

ARTH 374-DL1: Art Now
(Fall 2019)

Online

Section Information for Fall 2019

This course introduces students to major developments in art produced in the United States and Europe between 1968 and the present. Students gain fluency with art, artists, and innovations that distinguish this exciting time of fast-paced cultural and artistic change. Students build understandings of art's critical issues and theoretical frameworks including post-minimalism, conceptualism, institutional critique, postmodernism, photography, performance art, subjects of history, identity, and globalism. Through reading assignments, writing exercises, illustrated lectures, class discussions, a museum visit, assessments, and an analytical research paper, students acquire the historical framework and theoretical tools needed to critically evaluate late twentieth-century and more recent twenty-first century art. This is a fully online course. Prerequisites include completion of 24 credits and one course in ARTH or AVT, or permission of instructor.

ARTH 374 DL1 is a distance education section.

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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.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of 24 credits and one course in ARTH or AVT, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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