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American Art

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This course surveys art in America from the colonial era through the post-war 20th century. The student will consider broad stylistic tendencies in various regions and periods and examine specific artists and works of art in historical and social contexts, with emphasis on the congruent evolution of contemporary American multi-cultural identity. Overarching issues that have interested major scholars of American art and its purview include the landscape (wilderness, Manifest Destiny, rural... More
Material Type: Online Course
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 24, 2015
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Pop art, Abstraction, Romantic, Civil War, Americas, Colonial, Great Depression, Impressionism, Painting, Surrealism, Eighteenth Century, Art, Feminism, Gilded Age, Portraiture, World War


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
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Language: English
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