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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 works and their cultural contexts. Topics include portraiture, westward expansion, and the Civil War, as well as the role of visual culture and concepts of gender, race, ethnic identity, and socioeconomic class. Fulfills Cultures - U.S. Diversity. Offered fall semester of odd-numbered years. Prerequisite: ART 222 or junior standing.

Credits: 3

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