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Feb 29, 2016 by emauro
Jun 27, 2017 by Eden Slone (edencslone)
AH 3153 : American Art of the Twentieth Century
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:02:15 GMT
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:20:50 GMT
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Art History (AH)
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AH-BA: Art History
AHFA-BA: Art History and Fine Arts
FA-BA: Fine Arts
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Art History (AH)
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American Art of the Twentieth Century
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20th Century American Art
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Twentieth-century American painting and sculpture from the turn of the century to the beginnings of postmodernism, with focus on the avant garde. Artists of the Stieglitz circle and later modernist movements such as Abstract Expressionism, Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual art. Theory and criticism.
• Students will acquire knowledge of historical developments in American painting, sculpture and architecture and their relationship to other aspects of American visual and material culture during the period 1900-2001. • Students will read scholarly texts, art criticism and primary source documents to develop art historical techniques for visually analyzing artworks and for interpreting their compositional, narrative, formal, expressive properties in relation to political, cultural and socio-economic history and issues of race, class, gender, nationality and religion. • Students will develop writing skills for communicating critical ideas and the ways in which the visual arts historically have produced varied critical/interpretive responses in twentieth-century American culture.
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 1
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 6
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Americas GCR (Pre2010)
SEAS - Humanities Electives
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