A broad introduction to Latin American cultures through its visual arts. The course surveys major movements and artists in Latin American art from the late nineteenth-century to the present, alongside selected texts and films. In Spanish.
Edward Lucie-Smith. Arte latinoamericano del Siglo XX (it will be provided by the professor).
Recommended Texts (in reserve at the Library):
Ades, Dawn. Art in Latin America: the modern era, 1820-1980. Haven: Yale University Press, 1989
Gutiérrez, Ramón, and Rodrigo Gutiérrez Viñuales. Historia del arte iberoamericano. España: Lunwerg, 2000.
Barnitz, Jacqueline. Twentieth-century art of Latin America. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001.
Ramírez, Mari Carmen and Héctor Olea. Inverted utopias: avant-garde art in Latin America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.
Lucie-Smith Website: http://www.kimpoor.com/ed-bio.html
Diversity Requirement II.1: Global Perspectives and Issues
Competency Requirement III.b: Speaking Intensive
DEPARTMENTAL ATTENDANCE POLICY
Attendance: A maximum of three unexcused absences are allowed for this class.
- After this limit is reached, there will be a deduction of 2% (per additional absence) taken from the student’s final participation grade.
- In addition to this standard grade penalty, any absence or lack of punctuality will also impact a student’s participation score.
A 100-93 C+ 79-78
A- 92-90 C 77-73
B+ 89-88 C- 72-70
B 87-83 D+ 69-68
B- 82-80 D 67-63
F 59 and Below