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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
  Jan 18, 2018
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AT 106 - Art in the Modern World

Looks at Nineteenth-Century Romanticism and the surfacing of Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism, which paved the way for the major art movements of the twentieth century: Expressionism, Art Nouveau, Cubism, Surrealism, Abstract Art, Op and Pop Art, and the New Realism of the mid-twentieth century.

Prerequisites & Notes

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: 5 Units
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board
  • Final Assessment: Final Research Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  •  Recognize the origins of modern and contemporary art.
  • Explore the role of the artist and critic in a particular society and culture.
  •  Identify painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
  •  Recognize the influences of social conditions on modern art and analyze works of art from their historical and cultural perspective.
  • Critique a work of art using the four-steps of the Critical Process (Describe, Analyze, Interpret, Judge).
  • Incorporate your own Intuitive response with Aesthetic theories to express sophisticated ideas and pose insightful questions about contexts, processes, and criteria when evaluating art.
  • Evaluate and critique original works of art in a museum or gallery setting.
  • Interpret and evaluate the impact of visual arts in contemporary society and culture.

Credits: 3

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