Sep 25, 2017
ART 256W - Art History TravelCredits: 3
Examines art from major collections in specified locale. Provides opportunity for travel, engagement in related readings, and a variety of discussions on artworks, relevant museum(s), and historical contexts. Includes written formal analysis using contemporary theoretical methods. Expenses for travel are the responsibility of the student.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of any ENG Composition I course with a grade of “C” or higher; or ART 152W with a grade of “C” or higher.
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Outcomes and Objectives
- Identify art styles and artworks that are historically relevant.
- Classify specific artists and artworks into relevant stylistic trends or movements.
- Use relevant art historical vocabulary in discussion of art.
- Describe artworks.
- Analyze artworks employing contemporary theoretical analytic methods such as; formalism, iconography, Marxism, feminism, semiology, deconstruction and psychoanalysis.
- Construct various effective written analyses of works of art.
- Employ contemporary theoretical analytic methods to construct written analyses of artworks.
- Travel to specified location to visit major art museum collections.
- Examine artworks face-to-face.
- Relate artworks to readings and discussions.
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