Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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ART 3000 - Art and Activism


3 Credit(s) Hours: 3 hrs.

Introduction to the role of art in society, and how modern and contemporary artists have employed art to challenge the status quo and stimulate social activism, change, and protest. The course will cover nine main topics: the Anti-War and Peace Movements, the Labor Movement, Art of the Cold War Era, Anti-Government Movements and Post Colonialism, the Civil Rights Movement, the Feminist Movement, Environmental Activism, Gay Identity and Queer Art, and Contemporary Protest Art. Although emphasis will be given to art and artists since 1945, the history of social activist and protest art will be traced through the modern era.

Flexible Core: World Cultures and Global Issues (Group A)
Department: Art



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