Visual Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center 3101
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Visual Arts Department
Graduate Art History
The Art History degree combines a blend of art studio and art history courses leading to a comprehensive knowledge of art.
Visual Arts in Non-Western Societies A study of visual arts in non-western societies including North American Indian/Native American; Mesoamerican; Oceania/Pacific Islands, Asian, and African cultures
Photography History, Theory and Criticism Survey of the aesthetic and fundamental technical history of photography as a vital means of artistic expression and communication in America and Europe from 1827 to the late 1950s
Studies in American Art American art of the Colonial, 19th or 20th Century including sculpture, architecture and painting
Mediterranean Architecture, sculpture, craft, and painting of the Mediterranean and Near East cultures to include any one or combination of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome or early Christian/Bryzantine
Medieval Art a) Early Christian and Byzantine; b) Medieval; c) Romanesque; d) Gothic: A detailed investigation of the art of the Middle Ages.
Renaissance Art Italian or Northern European architecture, sculpture and painting from 1250 to 1600.
Baroque Art to Romanticism The arts in Italy and Northern Europe between 1550 an 1850.
Issues in Visual Arts Advanced study of theoretical frameworks, concepts, contents, and contexts in visual arts. Topic will vary from the spiritual and the sacred in art, psychology and philosophy of art, primitivism in contemporary/modern art, cultural politics in art, feminism in art, science and technology in art, among others
Modern Art Nineteenth Century, 20th Century, Contemporary or Post-Modern art and architecture and the forces which influenced the period.
Women in Art Women's expression in painting and sculpture, primarily of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Black Art Topics: African American Art and African Art - Alternate every other fall. A survey of art created by people of African descent. Also discussed are some influences of Islam, Western Europe, and the Caribbean regions.
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