History of Modern Art - ART 215 at Virginia Peninsula Community College


Effective: 2021-05-01

Course Description

Surveys the history of modern architecture, sculpture, painting and graphic arts in representational and non-representational forms. Focuses on the periods and movements that influenced the arts of the twentieth century as well as the influence of modernism on contemporary art. The assignments in the course require the reading of scholarly articles and research-based writing.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

ART 215 will develop students' basic knowledge and comprehension of historical art movements in order to critically evaluate the role of social, cultural, and global connections through art historical analysis.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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