2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 14, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 375 - The Figure in Art


Credit(s): 3
This course will explore the evolution of the use of the human figure in art from prehistory to present day. Students will compare the various depictions of the figure in a variety of media including painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. We will also discuss topics related to the use of the human form as an expression of religion, mythology, social and cultural issues, and gender identity. The course will also examine some of the genres in art that traditionally are related to the use of the human figure including portraiture and self-portraiture.



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