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2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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AAH 421 - Issues in Contemporary Art


Prerequisites: AAH 121 -AAH 122  and one 300 level AAH course
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills Visual Arts Studies major requirement and a course requirement in the Art and Architectural History Core Concentration and/or minor
A course addressing major conceptual and thematic concerns in art since the 1960s. Movements and approaches covered include: Minimalism, Conceptualism, Appropriation, Installation, Abstraction, Video, Photography, and Performance. The themes explored range from racial and sexual identity, to globalization, to public space, to the environment, to outsider art. Course content will be presented in the form of works of art from the 1960s to the present, critical essays that contextualize the work and field trips to galleries, openings, museums and studios. Satisfies Feinstein Service Learning in Visual Arts Studies, and Art and Architectural History.

3 credits
Spring



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