ARTD 7142G Subject, Creator, Consumer: Women and African Art

45 hours; 3 credits

Examination of the visual arts and cultures of the African continent, with an emphasis on the importance of women as subjects, creators, and consumers of art. Consideration of historical and contemporary art forms, including masks and masquerades, beadwork, pottery, textiles, and contemporary works of art, as well as an exploration of the role of women in various African societies.

Prerequisite: Matriculation for the M.A. in art history or for the M.F.A. in art or permission of the deputy chairperson.

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