Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

HART 351 - ART, REVOLUTION, WAR

Long Title: ART, REVOLUTION, WAR: MODERN ART IN VIOLENT TIMES
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This seminar examines the ambition (or lack thereof) of modern art to play an active role during periods of violent conflict. From the French Revolution to the recent disastrous American engagements in the Middle East wars to the never-ending war on terror, artists have produced images that attempt to actively engage in these conflicts. This class will examine the relative successes and failures of art during times of violent revolution and war within the modern era. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 651. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 351 if student has credit for HART 651.