May 16, 2022  

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ART 256W - Art History Travel

Credits: 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.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Identify art styles and artworks that are historically relevant.
    1. Classify specific artists and artworks into relevant stylistic trends or movements.
  2. Use relevant art historical vocabulary in discussion of art.
    1. Describe artworks.
    2. Analyze artworks employing contemporary theoretical analytic methods such as; formalism, iconography, Marxism, feminism, semiology, deconstruction and psychoanalysis.
  3. Construct various effective written analyses of works of art.
    1. Employ contemporary theoretical analytic methods to construct written analyses of artworks.
  4. Travel to specified location to visit major art museum collections.
    1. Examine artworks face-to-face.
    2. Relate artworks to readings and discussions.

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