Aug 12, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

ART 311: Art as Political Action


(1 Unit)
Examines art that invites or encourages social awareness and/or action. Includes studies of “high art” media, such as photography, painting and sculpture, and non-traditional art forms including performance art, public murals, crafts, environmental art and others. Thematically arranged around politicized issues such as race, rape and domestic violence, concepts of the body, pacifism and war, poverty, illness and AIDS. The course begins with political movements that relied heavily on visual images to achieve their purposes. Wickre.