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Contemporary Art in Africa and Diaspora
ARHA 267
Fall 2017 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 268

The main focus of this course is contemporary African art and art of the African diaspora. We begin with a brief survey of painting by African-American artists of the late nineteenth and twentieth century--an artistic flowering accompanied the independence of African nations after 1957. Contemporary African artists must address overriding issues of social and political importance. Their work speaks eloquently to such issues as the desire for peace, the struggle against pollution and climate change. As art becomes increasingly trans-cultural, the art of the African diaspora takes on a new cultural meaning.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)

Last Updated on JUL-21-2024
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