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Summer 2020

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ART104 - Western Art History 2

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Surveys history of western art from CE 1500 to present, and compares and contrasts with the art of earlier periods. Introduces the distinctive features of art produced by western civilization and relates its development to that of other regions.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Analyze the historical styles of art movements spanning CE1500-present.
2. Define within selected artworks the presence of the five levels of style characteristics (content, subject, form, technique and material).
3. Critique artwork in terms of the art medium, chronology, geographic locations, cultural significance and conceptual narrative.
4. Evaluate ways in which sustainability is present in artwork, which may include environment, ecology, economy, or social equity.
5. Utilize inductive reasoning skills in interpreting artwork in relation to cultural and social contexts.
6. Compare the impact of major historical events on the progression of art.



Effective Term: Fall 2019