University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 484 - Gender and Art History

(3 units) CO11
The role of gender construction in art, art criticism, and historiography. Global case studies from Middle Ages to today, emphasis on 19th century to present.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe and recognize in verbal and written form the formal qualities of a work of art as a means to understand how technical and compositional components function as one level of interpretation.
2. identify and critically apply a wide range of Art Historical methodologies that impact the way we study, receive, and ultimately understand a work of art.
3. effectively compose written assessments in the form of in-class exercises, exams and research essay the cultural and historical significance of select works of art and the relationship that constructions of gender have played in structuring the field of Art History.
4. articulate in verbal and written form relationships between works of art and their cultural context.
5. document in-depth knowledge of the work of roughly 100 artists from Europe, North America, South America, Asia, and Africa.
6. compare and contrast works of art from different artists, time periods, cultures, and geographies.
7. critically apply in verbal and written form cross-cultural historical analysis, with emphasis on understanding global contexts of art production in relationship to gender studies.

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