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Taking Spaces/Making Places: American Artists and the Landscape
ARHA 174
Spring 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 266

This course will explore the evolving significance of landscape representation within American culture from the 1820s to the present. This is a looking as well as reading- and writing-intensive course. During class we will examine various types of landscapes and discuss how the natural world has been comprehended--as frontier, settlement, environment and view--as inexhaustible resource or fragile ecosystem--by such artists and designers as Thomas Cole, Frederic Edwin Church, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frederick Law Olmsted, William Henry Jackson, Ansel Adams, Robert Smithson, and Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)

Last Updated on SEP-25-2023
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