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ARTH 339 19th-Century Art and Social Space

Ideologies of gender, class, race, ethnicity, and economics in 19th-century European and American visual culture.

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Credits: 3

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ARTH 339 001Lecture2 Tue Thu15:3017:00

This course considers the complex ways in which social and political change, and a range of shifting and overlapping discourses (gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, religion, science), worked in relation to 19th-century visual culture in Europe and America. Emphasis will be placed on relationships between industrialization, rapid urban growth, and new media and technologies of an expanding consumer culture in relation to different categories of the visual: high art, popular prints, caricature, urban space and architecture.