Courses of Study 2022-2023 
    Jul 18, 2024  
Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 6550 - Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

Spring. 4 credits. Student option grading (no audit).

Co-meets with ARTH 3550 /LATA 3680 /LSP 3551 .

M. Fernandez.

This course concerns a selection of influential artistic movements in Latin American from the early twentieth century to the present. Attention is given to issues such as the effects of colonialism and imperialism on Latin America’s visual arts, the creation of national art, the relation of Latin American art and artists to cultural centers in Europe, The United States and other regions of the globe, the interaction of high art and popular culture, and the role of gender and race in various aspects of artistic practice. Students will also become acquainted with Latin American and Latinx artists working with new technologies.

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