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Fall 2016 Catalog and Handbook 
Fall 2016 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 202 - Arts and Civilization: Renaissance through the 21st Century (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
Introduces art and the academic discipline of art history. Using the discipline’s technical vocabulary, analyzes the standard visual, material and symbolic components of art. Addresses cultural products created from the Renaissance to the present. Examines Western painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture and photography in historical, political and cultural context. Analyzes art’s function within society. Critiques how successive movements and styles are indebted to the past and to other sources. Introduces key movements, important artworks and the biographies of individual artists.