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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTH 381 - Nineteenth-Century American Art

Fall or Spring (3) Staff

North American Art and modernity during the long nineteenth century, from Benjamin West's revision of history painting in the Death of General Wolfe (1770) to the arrival of Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2 at the Armory Show (1913), considered in relation to socio-political contexts and aesthetic traditions.  Key movements: Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Aestheticism, Impressionism, early Avant-garde.