Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AH 2300 - Art History III: Fauvism Through Modern

Credits: 3

In this course, students explore the major artists, movements, and artistic themes of Fauvism through the modern period. Lectures and readings examine ways in which artists conceive of religion, society, politics, and the roles of men and women within their historical and stylistic context. In addition, the course considers various media and materials; the fundamentals of design and composition; and global/cultural perspectives. Upon successful completion of this course, students will recognize a broad range of artists, works, and styles—from Fauvism through the modern period. Furthermore, they will become familiar with relevant art theory and methodology; learn to conduct research within the discipline of art history; and write knowledgeably on topics from Fauvism through the modern period.

Prerequisites: AH 1200 - Art History II: Renaissance to Post Impressionism  

Notes: (Formerly AH 1030).

-The textbooks Art History, 5th Edition and A Short Guide to Writing About Art, 11th Edition will also be used in AH1100, AH1200, and AH3500.

-The textbook Art in Theory: 1900 will also be used in AH2400 and AH3010.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Students demonstrate critical thinking skills, defined as the capacity to challenge assumptions, contextualize information, identify problems, conceptualize responses.
  • Students demonstrate writing skills, which encompasses thesis statement, organization, conclusion, grammar, syntax, spelling, and adheres to CMS formatting.
  • Students recognize formal art historical divisions of western art from Fauvism through the modern period.
  • Students recognize some of the tenets of art criticism, theory, and methodologies.

AH 2300 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
Art History, 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780205873470

Art in Theory: 1900 - ISBN: 9780631227083

ADDITIONAL ONLINE: A Short Guide to Writing About Art, 11th Edition - ISBN: 9780205886999

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