ART 3605: Modern Art: Image and Power (2018-2019)

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In the modern period, important world events and social trends forever altered the Western world. Industrialization, globalization, class upheaval and challenges to traditional family structures changed the face of Western society. Amidst this upheaval, the Western visual culture rapidly changed. Familiar stereotypes developed. Powerful propaganda was created. Artists strove to imbue their images with raw psychological power. In this class, we will explore the relationship between art and power in the 19th and 20th centuries. We will also consider the legacy of modern art for our 21st-century visual culture.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Spring 44109 5 Katie Kresser
M,W
Final: Tu
1:30PM-3:30 PM
1:00PM-3:00 PM
03/25-05/31
06/04-06/04
Art Center 5
Art Center 5
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Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.
Attributes: Upper-Division, Ways of Engaging, Writing "W" Course
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term