ARTD 3089 Women in Modern and Contemporary Art

3 hours; 3 credits

Exploration of the changing image and practices of women artists in modern and contemporary art. Units include rape as a feminist issue, gaze theory and its implications, the masquerade and construction of identity, the queer body, crafts and the decorative, feminism and race, the women of the Black Arts Movement, Latinx women artists, global feminisms, the abject, and spirituality as a feminist practice. Key art historical and theoretical texts on gender and race prioritized. (Not open to students who have completed Art 15.6.)

Prerequisite: Art 1050 [1.3] or Core Studies 2.1 or Core Curriculum 1120 [1.2] or Art 1010 or Women's Studies 10.8.


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