Art 133 Art in America Initiator: Trina Felty ceu/Credit Hours: 00 Campus: West Lecture Hours



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Start Term: 201010

ART 133 Art in America

Initiator: Trina Felty CEU/Credit Hours: 3.00

Campus: West Lecture Hours: 3.00

Date: 09/23/2008 Lab Periods:

Prerequisite(s):

Corequisite(s):

Recommendation:

Classification: Transfer

Description:

Introductory survey of American art from the colonial period to the present as well as European and global influences. Includes characteristics of American art, cultural conditions surrounding historical periods, influences on art production, surrounding cultural production, unique contributions of diverse cultural groups, and critical methodologies.



Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:



  1. Identify and interpret cultural and stylistic characteristics of works of art produced in America since 1500 by period and style.

  2. Investigate and expound on the unique cultural conditions surrounding each period.

  3. Discuss and analyze geographic, religious, philosophical, social, political, economic, and technological influences on art production.

  4. Identify assumptions and make logical inferences regarding issues surrounding cultural production.

  5. Identify and respect unique contributions of diverse cultural groups.

  6. Identify contemporary critical art theory.

Course Outline:

    1. Characteristics of American Art

      1. Colonial America: 1500-1785

      2. The Federal Period: 1785-1830

      3. The Romantic Period: 1825-1870

      4. The American Renaissance: 1870-1900

      5. The Early Modern Period: 1900-1940

      6. Postwar Modern, Postmodern Art: 1940-Present

II. Cultural Conditions Surrounding Each Period

A. Colonial America: 1500-1785

B. The Federal Period: 1785-1830

C. The Romantic Period: 1825-1870

D. The American Renaissance: 1870-1900

E. The Early Modern Period: 1900-1940

F. Postwar Modern, Postmodern Art: 1940-Present


III. Religious, Philosophical, Social, Political, and Economic Influences on Art Production

A. Colonial America: 1500-1785

B. The Federal Period: 1785-1830

C. The Romantic Period: 1825-1870

D. The American Renaissance: 1870-1900

E. The Early Modern Period: 1900-1940

F. Postwar Modern: 1940-1970

G. Postmodernism: 1970 - Present




  1. Surrounding Cultural Production

    1. Contact

    2. Influence of native culture

    3. American women artists

    4. Minorities vs. the mainstream

    5. The minor arts

    6. Elitism

    7. Modernism

    8. Globalization

    9. Technology




  1. Unique Contributions of Diverse Cultural Groups

    1. Influence of native culture

    2. American women artists

    3. African-American artists

    4. Minorities vs. the mainstream

    5. Multiculturalism

    6. Globalization




  1. Critical Methodologies

    1. Formal analysis

    2. Iconographic analysis

    3. Contemporary cultural theories

    4. Social theory

    5. Feminist theory

    6. Psychoanalysis

    7. Semiotics

    8. Postcolonialism



ART 133 – Art in America 09/23/2008


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