ARTS 328 - Politics and Protest: Modern Chinese Art
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD
An examination of artistic trends from the fall of dynastic China in 1911 to the 1990s, this course will highlight artists’ attempts to ‘modernize’ against the backdrop of Civil War, the rise of the Communist Party, and following the death of Mao. Topics will include: early art societies, academies and curriculum, woodcuts, Socialist Realist painting, propaganda posters, and such post-Mao movements as Scar art, the Stars, and ‘90s experimental art.
Enrollment Limit: 30
Instructor: B. Cheng
Prerequisites & Notes: ARTS 100-level or consent.
This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
East Asian Studies
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