Prerequisite: 2nd-year standing or above
Latin American Art (272) Fall Term, 2012
Latin American Art surveys the art and architecture of Latin America from the pre-Hispanic period to the present, from Patagonia to California. Particular attention is paid to the contribution of aboriginal artists and traditions to colonial visual culture and built environment. Considers the rise of the academies, Nationalism, Indigenism, Romanticism, Modernism (Frida Kahlo, Rivera, Tarsila), Madí and Chicano muralist.
Frida Kahlo, Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, 1940 Nikolas Muray Collection, Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin
An Introduction to the History of Photography (242) Winter Term, 2013
An introduction to the history of photography as technology, art, and social practice. Within the larger historical contexts of society and culture, it surveys key developments and applications in France, England, and the United States, and their spread to other parts of the world, and considers the work of major photographers and their influence.
Samuel Leonard Tilley