ARHS 361 American Art from the Civil War to World War II

This course will analyze the development of art and architecture in America in the years following the Civil War and the ways in which that art reflects the social, intellectual, and political life of the nation up to Would War II. Topics will include Realism, images of the American city and of the frontier, the birth of the skyscraper, the Harlem Renaissance, Regionalism, and Abstract Expressionism.