Spring 2012 not offered
This course surveys the painting and sculpture of black American artists. Beginning with Duncanson, Bannister, and Tanner, the course then focuses on the art of the Harlem Renaissance and the intellectual ideal of the New Negro. The role of the WPA and the art of Jacob Lawrence are followed by a section on the impact of the Civil Rights Movement on the visual arts and the art of Bearden.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)
Course packet. Other readings to be announced.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
A midterm and a short paper, a class debate and a 8-10 page paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
There will be a required class trip to New York City to visit museums. Transportation and museum admission will be provided by the University.
(Optional) field trip to galleries.
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