ARTT 280 - Modern Art: Its Origins and Development
A survey of major innovative art movements from the mid-19th century to the present in Europe and the United States with emphasis on the most important trends in painting and sculpture. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly AR 231.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Master a specialized vocabulary to enable an informed discussion of art.
- Identify and analyze works by their distinctive styles, artists, and periods.
- Write coherent essays addressing visual analysis and stylistic comparison.
- Trace historical periodicity with its continuities and disjunctions.
- Explain the uses and variations of symbolism.
- Analyze the salient stylistic characteristics in a work of art.
- Differentiate between the forms of various artistic media.
- Analyze the function and meaning of art within the modern world.
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