HSEM3079V: Art and Revolution

3 CreditsHonorsArts/HumanitiesEnvironmentGlobal PerspectivesOnline AvailableOral Communication & LanguagesTopics CourseWriting Intensive

This class will explore the relationship between political revolution and artistic expression. The primary focus will be on the Soviet Union and Mexico, both famous for the dramatic artistic developments that accompanied their radical political transformation. As secondary points of comparison, the class will also study the art arising from other revolutions in other countries, including the United States, France, Cuba, and Algeria. The main concern with be with the visual arts, especially cinema and painting, although some consideration will be given to sculpture, printmaking, architecture, and design, as well as to literature. To frame the overall topic, we will also do some readings that address the historical and conceptual issues associated with the idea of revolution.

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