ART 106 Latin American Art History (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
A survey of the artistic heritage of Latin America from the sixteenth century AD to the present. All art will be discussed from both a critical and historical perspective, with regard to formal visual elements of style and the societies, values, and ideas that gave birth to Latin American Art.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Define Latin America art, including its culture, geographical and temporal parameters.
- Outcome 2: Demonstrate familiarity with the evolution of art history as related to the indigenous civilizations of the new world and its synchronism with European art history.
- Outcome 3: Define the descriptive scope, mediums, and themes found in the various art traditions in the New World before the arrival of the Spanish.
- Outcome 4: Identify the aesthetic of the indigenous art of Mexico, Central and South America and analyze the contributions of each unique society.
- Outcome 5: Demonstrate familiarity with the art generated by Latin Americans from the colonial times to the present.
- Outcome 6: Describe how Latin American art influenced artistic developments in Europe.
- Outcome 7: Review the contributions made to American art history through the social and cultural documentation of the Latin American art history experience.