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AH 225B Early Modern Art
M / 10-12:50 / Dodd 275
Seminar, three hours. Emphasis on selected topic (e.g., particular artist, trend, or problem). Research papers and oral reports required. Language requirements depend on area of focus. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH M236 Topics in African American Art – Idea of Black Art
T / 10 – 12:50 / Dodd Hall 275
Study traces intellectual history of Black art and its permutations across mediums and geographies during long 20th century. By analyzing texts, art objects, and exhibitions that reflect scope of Black expressive culture in past and present, examination of how and when Black art and Black aesthetics emerged as political ideals and modes of thought, as practices of making and writing, and as methodological basis for interdisciplinary research over time. Students also investigate potential that visual analysis holds for constructing nuanced understandings of Blackness and vision. Study asks what is Black about Black art and Black aesthetics; how individual and collective understanding of these phrases has changed over time and place; how Black art and Black aesthetics are understood within disciplines of art history and Black studies; and what future of Black art may be. (Same as African American Studies M256.) Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course CM235A or CM235B. Topics in African American art from 18th century to present. May be repeated for credit with consent of graduate adviser. S/U or letter grading.
AH C250 Advanced Japanese Art
W / 3:00 – 5:50 / Dodd Hall 275
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 150A. Study in Japanese painting and sculpture. Concurrently scheduled with course C150B. S/U or letter grading.