Arts, Issues & Controversies
The study of the interplay within the arts and the role they play in ideology, politics, propaganda, and moral issues. Consideration is given to issues of patronage, advertising, eroticism and pornography, religion, and the visual images of popular culture. Students will be able to articulate the role of the visual arts in society and relate how images serve and challenge dominant human institutions. Prerequisite: Junior standing or three previous credits in Art History.