Courses & Programs

Women and Art [C]

COURSE CODE: ART 147

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101

A survey of women's contributions to the visual arts, from antiquity to the present. Examines women as producers, buyers, and subjects of art, and how these roles have been shaped by prevailing ideas about women and gender. Challenges traditional definitions of art and artists. Considers restrictions and prejudices confronted by women, and women's triumphs in the face of social, political and economic barriers. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101