Art History 399

Modern and Contemporary Art History

Course Description and Requirements

Course Description and Requirements
    

Joseph Cornell. Untitled (Medici Prince) ca. 1953.

Schedule of Lectures
List of Monuments
Quizzes
Midterm
The Little Paper
Final
Art History Resources On the Web
Art Basel Miami Beach

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Art Institute of Chicago

Metropolitan Museum of Art
New Orleans Musum of Art

The National Gallery of Art, Washungton, D. C. (See right image)

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

On the Course: This is a one semester, upper division survey of major monuments and trends in the history of art from about 1860 to about 2010, or from Impressionism to as close to today as we can get. Students who attend lectures and study faithfully will achieve a sufficient knowledge of the art of this period to pursue advanced coursework in these areas. We will give equal attention to painting, sculpture, and architecture.

REQUIRED Text: H. H.Arnason and Peter Kalb. History of Modern Art, New York, 2003. Note that copies of this and some helpful related titles are on permanent reserve in the library.

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements: EXAMS There will be two quizzes, a midterm and a final. The quizzes are worth 10% each of your grade, while the midterm and the final are worth 40% of your grade. ATTENDANCE is required, will be taken, and will be counted toward your final grade. Lateness may, at the discretion of the instructor, also be counted as an absence. NO MAKE-UP EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN.

Disabilities Services: The University promotes equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities. If you have a disability and may need any assistance, please notify your instructor and make an appointment immediately with Disability Services.


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