An investigation of modern change and diversity as reflected in the art and architecture of Europe and America from the Industrial Revolution to the present. The response of artists to new technologies and the advancement of mass media will be examined both aesthetically and in relationship to the historical, social, and technological contexts in which they were created. Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Dada, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, and Neo-Expressionism are among the styles addressed in the course. Comparative study of evolving social contexts will be examined through individual works and artists offering students a broader perspective of human experience throughout Industrial, Post-Industrial and Information Ages.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II with a minimum grade of C|
|REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II with a minimum grade of C|