This course covers the history of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other art forms from the late 1700s to the late 1900s. Students are introduced to the various styles and movements that determine the development of modern art. The aim of the course is to lead the student to an understanding of how modern art has developed into its current state as influenced by its sociocultural, religious, and political contexts. Learning to write in-depth analyses of art is an integral part of this course.
Meets the general studies core requirement in Aesthetics and the Creative Arts. Also meets the upper-division writing intensive course requirement. Prerequisite: ENGL 110 Freshman Writing Seminar or instructor's approval