ART 108 Women Through Art History (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
A survey of women in art, investigating their place in society as artists, patrons, and subjects in art. The course will introduce women from both European and non-European cultures, from pre-history to the present. All art will be discussed from both a critical and historical perspective, with regard to social context and formal visual elements.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Identify the formal visual elements of individual works of art in different media.
- Outcome 2: Classify artworks by specific art historical movements.
- Outcome 3: Analyze the historical, social and gender factors that affected the methods andthemes used by women artists.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate the reinterpretation of women artists through updated art historical and feminist scholarship.
- Outcome 5: Identify the conceptual, thematic, social and gender relevance of artworks by employing basic art historical methods and terminology.