Course Details

CHIC 230 Chicano Art

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Grade Only

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. Emphasis is placed on the historical, social and cultural context of the Chicano/a art movement and the major forces that shape artistic creation within this field. Topics include Chicano paintings, murals, prints, sculpture, installation, performance and video. This course is designed for all students interested in Chicano studies and for art majors who want to explore a revolutionary contemporary art movement.