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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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ART 425 - Depicting a Nation: 19th Century American Art

A thematic approach to 19th century American arts and visual culture. Considers individual artists, but stresses the role of objects to reflect and shape cultural change. Discussions include portraiture, westward expansion, the Civil War, as well as the role of visual culture and conceptions of gender, race, and social class. Course offered fall semester of odd-numbered years. Prerequisite: ART 222 or junior standing.

Credits: 3

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