Julie A. Nicoletta
The art of the United States, Mexico, and Canada is united by common historical events. Explores the painting, sculpture, and architecture of these three countries in the context of indigenous cultures, conquest and colonization, revolution, independence, and the search for national identity.
Students will gain an understanding of the significance of art in the development of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Through in-class discussions and field trips, students will acquire skills to visually analyze painting, sculpture, and architecture. Equally important to the class will be the development of research, writing, and critical-thinking skills through numerous assignments including essay exams and papers.
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