SRJC Course Outlines

2/17/2020 2:52:05 AMART 43 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 43Title:  WOMEN AND ART  
Full Title:  Women and Art Since 1500
Last Reviewed:2/10/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 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 50

Catalog Description:
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This course will provide a chronological, thematic, and cross-cultural examination of the contributions of women as producers, patrons, subjects, and audience of visual arts from the Renaissance to the 21st century.  Special attention will be given to issues of sex, gender, race, socio-economic, national, and political identities.  The course will highlight social perceptions and obstacles relevant to women in the visual arts and will apply feminist and revisionist critiques to traditional art historical methodologies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will provide a chronological, thematic, and cross-cultural examination of the contributions of women as producers, patrons, subjects, and audience of visual arts from the Renaissance to the 21st century.  Special attention will be given to issues of sex, gender, race, socio-economic, national, and political identities.  The course will highlight social perceptions and obstacles relevant to women in the visual arts and will apply feminist and revisionist critiques to traditional art historical methodologies.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
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 2018
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C1ArtsFall 2019
 C1ArtsFall 2004Fall 2010
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3AArtsFall 2004Fall 2010
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2018Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2019Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



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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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Recognize the global contributions of women to the visual arts from the Renaissance to the
    present.
2. Locate and explain the cultural context as well as the chronological and geographical
    framework of works featuring women as producers, patrons, subjects, and/or audience.
3. Apply feminist and revisionist critiques to traditional art historical methodologies.
4. Understand the intersection of sex, gender, race, socio-economic, national, and political
    identities in the visual arts.
5. Critique the social perceptions and obstacles relevant to women and the visual arts.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction: Women and Art History - Traditional vs. Feminist and Revisionist Art Historical
    Methodologies
 
II.  11th-15th Centuries  
     A. Europe in the Middle Ages - Historical background regarding the role of women in art in
         the Middle Ages
    B. Global attitudes towards women in art during the Middle Ages       
      
III. 15th, 16th, and 17th Century
    A. The Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe   
          1. Guild exclusion of women and other obstacles for women and art
         2. Portraits of women as indication of status and the feminine ideal
         3. First famous women artists
         4. Role of royal women as patrons
    B. Global attitudes towards women in art during the 15th-17th centuries
 
IV. 18th Century
    A. France and England   
          1.  Enlightenment philosophy and changing attitudes toward women
         2. The Royal Academies and their restrictions against women
    B. Global attitudes towards women in art in the 18th century
 
V.  19th Century
    A. Victorian England   
          1. Attitudes toward female sexuality.
         2. The emancipation of women and the impact on women in art
         3. The role of decorative vs. "fine" arts
    B. America and France:   
          1. Social reform and women's rights led to educational reform and greater opportunities for
              women in the arts
         2. Women and the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements
    C. Colonialism, race, sex, gender, and art
 
VI. Early 20th Century Modernism - Role of women in major, global art movements such as:
    A. Expressionism
    B. Cubism
    C. Abstraction
    D. Dadaism
    E. Surrealism
 
VII.   Post WWII Modernism   
     A. The Americas and Great Britain
         1. 1930s New Deal programs and public funding of women artists in the U.S.
         2. Mid-1950s to mid-1960s: recognition of women artists signals a new level of acceptance
         3. 1970s: women artists band together to protest exclusion from male-dominated
              exhibitions and institutions
    B. The development of feminism as an international movement and its impact on global art
 
VIII.  Post-Modernism: 1980s and 1990s
    A. Backlash against women in the U.S., Britain, and Europe under conservative political
         administrations
    B.  Renewed women's social activism gains global momentum
 
IX.   International Post-Modernism in the 1990s: The Globalization of Culture
     A. Dramatic increase in the world-wide participation of women in the visual arts - Exposure
         and recognition of Western and non-W Western female artists
    B. Artistic migration and cross-cultural collaboration among women artists
    C. Post-colonialism: the hybridization of Western culture with non-Western traditions
    D. International feminism
    E. Contribution of women artists to international visual culture

Assignments:
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1. Write a research paper, museum/gallery response paper, and/or a formal analysis essay that
    analyzes the forms, content, and context of selected works of art (minimum of 2-3 pages/paper)
2. Identify works of art using written and/or verbal observations
3. Take two to four examinations that consist of slide identifications, slide comparisons,
    vocabulary recognition, and multiple-choice questions
4. Reading (10 to 20) pages per week

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
10 - 40%
Research paper, museum/gallery response paper, and/or formal analysis essay.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Visual and critical analysis (in written and/or verbal form) of works of art in the classroom, museum, and /or gallery.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 80%
Multiple choice, true/false, completion, matching
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and class participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Women, Art and Society. 5th ed. Chadwick, Whitney. Thames and Hudson. 2012 (classic)
A World of Our Own: Women as Artists Since the Renaissance. Borzello, Frances. Watson-Guptill. 2000 (classic)
Women Artists in History. 4th ed. Slatkin, Wendy. Pearson. 2000 (classic)

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