SRJC Course Outlines

9/23/2021 2:20:33 PMART 2.3 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 2.3Title:  HISTORY OF MODERN ART  
Full Title:  History of Modern Art in Europe and North America
Last Reviewed:11/9/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled05 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 2C

Catalog Description:
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This course introduces students to modern art in Europe and North America from the 1860s to 1960s.  Lectures, discussions and course materials explore key themes, movements and artists that transformed visual culture during the modern period.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course introduces students to modern art in Europe and North America from the 1860s to 1960s.  Lectures, discussions and course materials explore key themes, movements and artists that transformed visual culture during the modern period.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C1ArtsFall 1981
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3AArtsFall 1981
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: ARTH 120 Survey of Western Art from Renaissance to Contemporary SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ART2.2 AND ART2.3
 CID Descriptor: ARTH 150 Survey of Modern Art SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ART2.3

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Place a work of art in its historical, cultural and stylistic context.
2. Perform visual and critical analysis of a work of art using specialized vocabulary.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Recognize and identify the forms, titles, artists, dates, and locations of works of Western art
    and architecture from the mid-19th to mid-20th century.
2. Locate and explain the cultural, chronological and geographical contexts of these major
    works.
3. Use the principles of aesthetic and critical analysis through comparison of known works to
    evaluate the qualities of unknown works.
4. Identify the unique contributions of individuals and stylistic groups and assess their
    continuing influence on art today.
5. Recognize basic methods and materials used in architecture, painting, sculpture, printmaking,
    photography, ceramics, metal work and textiles.

Topics and Scope
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Lecture and discussion of examples of works from Europe and North America in the following styles:
1.   Neoclassicism
2.   Romanticism
3.   Early Photography
4.   Pre-Raphaelites
5.   Arts and Crafts Movement
6.   Realism
7.   Impressionism
8.   Post-Impressionism
9.   Symbolism
10. Art Nouveau
11. Art Deco
12. Fauvism
13. Expressionism
14. Cubism
15. Futurism
16. Dada
17. Surrealism
18. Bauhaus
19. De Stijl
20. Modern Architecture
21. Early Motion Pictures
22. Social Realism
23. Harlem Renaissance
24. Abstract Expressionism
25. Bay Area Figurative Movement
26. Pop Art
27. Minimalism

Assignments:
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1. Two to three hours of weekly reading outside of class
2. Writing Projects, including research papers, museum/gallery responses, formal analysis
    essays, critique essays, or similar
3. Identifying, analyzing and critiquing unfamiliar works of art (optional)
4. Presentation (optional)
5. At least 3 exams

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 60%
Writing projects
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Identifying, analyzing, and critiquing unfamiliar works of art
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 20%
Presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Exams: Essay, short answer, multiple choice, true/false, compare/contrast, matching items, fill-ins, vocabulary or similar
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 20%
Attendance and class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Art History. 6th ed. Stokstad, Marilyn, and Michael Watt Cothren. Prentice Hall. 2018
 
Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective. 16th ed. Kleiner, Fred S. Thomson Wadsworth. 2021
 
History of Modern Art: Painting Sculpture, Architecture, Photography. 7th ed. Arnason, H. Harvard. Pearson. 2013 (classic)
 
Selections from Open Educational Resources and websites including:
1. Smarthistory.org
2. KhanAcademy.org
3. TheArtStory.org
4. MetMuseum.org/toah/ (Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History)

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