Sep 19, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog
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ART 471 - Art x War


Units: 3
Three hours seminar per week
Prerequisite(s): One previous upper-division ART course junior or senior standing
Team-taught art history/art studio seminar examining theoretical and practical aspects of the exchange between two primary human cultural forms, art and war, through history and in the present. Topics include: Art of war: the ideology and aesthetics of aggression. Art for war: arms, armor, fortresses. Art against war: protest and resistance. Art advanced through war: hybridity and new cultural forms. Art in remembrance of war: tombs, monuments, landscapes. Art erased through war: censorship, disputed possession, intentional destruction. Culminates in individual or group research projects in written or visual format.
Graded: Letter Grade



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