ARTH 303

Seminar on Women Artists

Area III, 18th Century to the Present. Prerequisite: One course in ARTH or GNDR. A study of women artists in Europe and the Americas in which considerable attention is paid to the cultural conditions in which these artists worked and the obstacles they encountered in making their art. Artists of the periods preceding the eighteenth century will be briefly introduced, but emphasis will be on the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Articles by feminist art historians and critics comprise the major portion of the reading list. May be counted as a core course toward the minor in gender studies. III.O, V.5, V.6a