Description: This course is a comprehensive overview of the major influences, themes and styles in Chicano art from its emergence in the 1960s to the beginning of the 21st century. The course addresses Chicano content in painting, murals, prints, sculpture, installation, performance and video. The historical, social and cultural context of the Chicano/a art movement is explored so that the students get an overview of the major forces that shape artistic creation within this field. This course is designed for all students interested in Chicano studies and for art majors who want to explore a revolutionary contemporary art movement.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):