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ART 259 - Nineteenth Century: From Neoclassicism through Symbolism


This course surveys the visual arts of nineteenth century Europe, including neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, naturalism, impressionism, post-impressionism, and symbolism. The course will situate artists, artworks, art institutions, and new visual technologies such as photography within their social and political contexts, including the construction of national identities, European colonialism, and the rise of industrial production and mechanical reproduction. (4 Credits)