ARTH 1500 Global Art and Visual Culture

3 credit hours

Introduces critical issues in the study and interpretation of the arts and visual cultures of Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. This course serves as a complement to U.S. Art Across Cultures (ARTH 1600). Themes explored include the conceptual and social status of the artist, cultural exchange, the environment, gender, and power. In lecture and in recitations sections, you will be introduced to methods of object-based research and principles of museum exhibition curation. You will leave this class with an understanding of key concepts and methods in the history of art, as well as familiarity with an array of global visual cultures. Recommended corequisite: ARTH 1600.

  • Summer 2024
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