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Taking Spaces/Making Places: American Artists and the Landscape

ARHA 174
Fall 2012 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 266
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

This course will explore the evolving significance of landscape representation within American culture from 1750 to 1900. 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, Carleton Watkins, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Law Olmsted, George Inness, and Winslow Homer.
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 JUL-21-2024
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