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2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 120 - Contemporary Art and Design


This course provides a survey of contemporary art and design from the beginning of Modern Art until the present. Students are exposed to a variety of images through slide presentations and video. Lectures and class discussions will focus on Modern/Postmodern art and design of the Western  world, but it also includes Indigenous Art from non-Western cultures. The course also focuses on the socio-economic/political aspects of art and design and on the experimental process of its production. These include: conceptual Art, Installation, Performance Art, Ethnic Art, LGBTQ Art, Postmodern architecture, popular culture, Environmental Art, Site Specific Art, Digital Art, Video, etc.
Credits: 3