Jul 20, 2018  
2018 - 2019 Student Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Student Catalog
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ART 237 - Contemporary Art History

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

This course will provide the student with an overview of the history of contemporary art from the 1960’s to present-day. While the focus is on Western art and culture, this course will also explore a selection of contemporary art and artistic practices around the globe, which have become increasingly influential in the definition of contemporary art today. Artworks and art practices will be examined within social and aesthetic contexts with an eye on different strategies contemporary artists use in their work as a response to cultural, social and political forces. This course is intended for both art majors and non-art majors.
Usually offered Fall and Spring semester
Pre-Requisites: Pre-requisite that also may be met concurrently: ENG 101
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for The Arts (AR)


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