American Art I

ARTS 1670
Credit Hours

A survey of the visual arts of the Thirteen Colonies and the United States of America, 1674-1913 (from Colonial times to the Armory Show). Explores the influence of social and political issues on the painting, sculpture, crafts, and architecture of a growing nation. Emphasizes the thematic and chronological development of a distinctive cultural expression separate from, and occasionally in opposition to, European trends. Prerequisite: eligible to take English 1010. Writing in content area. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in The Arts.