Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    
    Feb 24, 2024  
Courses of Study 2023-2024
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ARTH 3550 - Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art

(crosslisted) LATA 3680 LSP 3551  
(ALC-AS, GLC-AS, HA-AS) (EC-LASP)     
Spring. 4 credits. Student option grading (no audit).

Co-meets with ARTH 6550 .

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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