Oct 20, 2018  
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ART-2720 African-American Art


3 Credits
Beginning with the West and Central African cultures, this course traces the artistic exploration and achievements of African-American artists from the seventeenth-century artisans through the prolific period of the Harlem Renaissance to post modern and contemporary fine arts. The course examines the historical, economic, social, and cultural trends that have influenced African-American art. Students investigate the African-American artists’ visual voice through the historical Black experience that propels it. The assignments within the course advance the development of college-level reading, writing, and critical thinking skills through the examination and interpretation of the crafts and fine arts presented throughout the course. Humanities general education class.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency.



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