REVISED SYLLABUS - Art History 230: Introduction to...

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Art History 230: Introduction to American Art Spring 2008/ 11:00-11:50 MWF/ Fisk 217 Revised Schedule of Lectures and Readings WEEK SEVEN Monday, May 12 Harlem Renaissance Reading: W.E.B. DuBois, chapters 1 and 14 from The Souls of Black Folk (Bantam Classics, 1989; orig. publ. 1903), 37-44, 185-194. Wednesday, May 14 American scene painting: regionalism and precisionism Reading: Terry Smith, “Henry Ford and Charles Sheeler: Monopoly and Modernism,” Making the Modern (Chicago and London: U. of Chicago Press, 1993), 93-135 and notes. Recommended only: Matthew Baigell, “American Art and National Identity: the 1920s,” in Critical Issues in American Art , ed. Mary Ann Calo (Boulder Colorado: Westview Press, 1998), 269-284. Friday, May 16 American scene painting, cont’d; FSA photography and the Federal Art Projects Reading: **Diego Rivera, “The Revolutionary Spirit in Modern Art,” Modern Quarterly 6/3 (autumn 1932): 51-57. This article is posted on Blackboard in Course Documents. Gilbert Wilson, “A Mural Painter’s Conviction,” (1936) in Artists Against War and Fascism
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