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VPA 307: Diverse History of Contemporary Art

Course description

Provides examples of contemporary and historical art movements reflective of diverse world communities and cultures. Emphasizes the examination of race, ethnicity, culture, gender, and sexuality in contemporary art. Students learn new skills of "seeing," analyzing, and writing as they develop transferable knowledge, skills, and abilities that can be used in the understanding of their own ethnic or social culture, and the formation of cross-culture alliances.