Description
AMERICAN ART
This course will introduce students to American painting, sculpture, and architecture, with an emphasis on painting, from the colonial period to the post-World War II era. Students will also learn the vocabulary of visual analysis and become familiar with the scope of art historical methodology. Students should leave the class with a broad understanding of the contexts in which American artists worked, a fund of information about artists and monuments of art in the American heritage, skills in visual analysis, and the capability to focus several types of critical questions.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
The Arts
Pmathic Ctext: Humanistic
Offerings
Course
HAA 0501
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History of Art & Architecture
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Spring
Course
HAA 0501
Academic Group
UPITT - Greensburg
Academic Organization
UPG - Humanities
Campus
Greensburg Campus
Typically Offered
Spring