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ARTS217M - Art History II (3-0-3)

This course focuses on American and European art produced since 1945, although art from other cultures will also be considered. Students will critically examine works of art and their cultural circumstances, with the goal of recognizing, understanding, and discussing various art forms in their broader contexts. The course centers on themes that run through contemporary art, including issues of identity, the art object, and the avant-garde. Prerequisite: ARTS117M (Fulfills a Social Science or Fine Arts requirement)