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ART 130 - Contemporary Art



5.0 Credits
Introduces the recurring themes and practices in contemporary art dating from 1980 to present. Considers how cultural, social, economic and technological changes during this period have impacted the global field of contemporary art.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively apply and discuss specific elements and principles of design in works of Western art dating from 1980-present and specific course discussions. [REASON]
  2. Effectively describe, discuss, critique and evaluate Western art dating from 1980-present in terms of their technical and artistic characteristics, content aesthetics, and social content. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Effectively communicate orally and in writing the characteristics and content of Western art dating from 1980-present. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Demonstrate research skills for a formal analysis of Western art dating from 1980-present using proper documentation of research. [EXPLORE]
  5. Discuss, critique, and evaluate Western art dating from 1980-present in terms of its relationship to society, aesthetic quality and technical excellence using language appropriate to the domain and course themes. [ACT]
  6. Explain how the process and challenges of institutionalizing a discussion of art is a process of cultural dominance. [REASON]



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