A study of architecture, sculpture, and painting in the United States from the colonial period to the present. Emphasis is given to special problems such as the influence of European traditions, the development of specifically American visual forms, the issue of minority representation as both artists and subjects, and the emergence of the United States as a center of artistic influence in the modern and contemporary period. Slide presentations, lectures, and discussion. Prerequisite is one of the following: ARTH 100, one 200-level ARTH course, or consent of instructor.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / American Art