ART 383. African Art. 3 Credits.
This class offers a general survey of the traditional & non-traditional arts of sub-Saharan Africa with an emphasis on the Western and Central regions. The religious, social, historical, and performative contexts in which African arts were, and are, produced will be examined. The course will emphasize the historic development of regional art styles on the continent, the role of gender in performance and artistic production, as well as the legacy of European colonialism.
P: Junior standing