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HA 567 Contemporary Art

HA 567.  Contemporary Art.  3 Credits.   H   

This course surveys the dynamic developments in art practice worldwide since the 1980s, highlighting innovations in such mediums as painting, photography, sculpture, installation, performance, video, and social practice. The course explores contemporary artists' engagement with such themes as the body, identity, politics, spirituality, ecology, technology, time, globalization, and social justice. This course is offered at the 300 and 500 levels with additional work required at the 500 level. Not open to students with credit in HA 337. Prerequisite: HA 100, HA 151, or the equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in History of Art

Why study the history of art? The study of the visual arts in their historical contexts enriches our understanding of human creativity and the human condition. It provides students with the cultural literacy and critical thinking, research, and communication skills that are relevant for a variety of careers, including in art museums, galleries, and collections, as well as schools, universities, publishers, and archives. The study of art history can also provide the foundation for a career in other professions such as business, law, media, or government.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art

...Art: _____ HA 564 European Art, 1900-1945 HA 567 Contemporary Art HA 583 American...

Bachelor of Fine Arts in History of Art

...Sculpture HA 549 Chinese Painting HA 587 Japanese Sculpture D. Cross-regional HA 337/567...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies aware that KU has qualified admission requirements...Independent Study WGSS/ISP 567 Native Feminisms WGSS...