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ARTH 324  French Art and Its Reception, 1855-1912  Units: 3.00  
A study of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French art in its changing institutional, social and art historical contexts. Topics may include the institutions of exhibiting and artistic training, the art market, modernity, the new Paris, impressionism and sensation, the decorative, the cult of the self, primitivism and colonialism. 
Learning Hours: 126 (24 Lecture, 12 Group Learning, 90 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Gain knowledge of French art in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
  2. Improve critical writing skills.
  3. Improve text analysis skills.
  4. Improve visual analysis skills.
  5. Learn how to apply critical gender, postcolonial, and critical race analyses to key works of the period.
  6. Learn how to place realist, impressionist, neo-impressionist, post-impressionist, symbolist, and modernist art in institutional, social, economic, and art historical contexts.
  7. Learn research skills specific to art history.