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ART 103. History of Modern Art (3)
Lec-3, field trips   
The origins and developments of Modern Art in Europe and America from the French Revolution through World War II. Artworks will be analyzed from both critical and historical perspectives. Students will examine the formal/thematic characteristics of styles and periods of modernism. Also under examination are the larger social/cultural contexts for the art movements under study. UC/CSU

ART 109. History of Contemporary Art (3)
Lec-3, field trips   
Contemporary art from 1945 to the present. Students will analyze late modern and postmodern developments in art in relation to their historical contexts. The course will also investigate the unusual challenges contemporary art forms and concepts present to the traditional methods and practices of art history. UC/CSU