Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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 011 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly AR 231.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
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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