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Featured Course: Studies in Visual Culture (Prehistory through the 1750s)

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ART 216

  Nintendo looked to the prehistoric civilization of Jomon as inspiration for its newest game in The Legend of Zelda series: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Intricate flame-like patterns, one of Jomon’s signifying visual features, can be found all over the game on guardian robots, in dungeons, and on Link’s Sheikah Slate. Another relic from the Jomon era, […]

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Featured Course: History of Film

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Art 325

  Film greatly influences the way we see, feel, and understand the world around us. This summer, explore the fascinating world of cinema with ART 325: History of Film and Video: 1965 to Present. Topics covered include the political, economic, artistic, and technical factors influencing film and video production. Films from the counter culture of the 60s, the American New Wave of […]

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Featured Faculty: Chris Peregoy

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FF - Chris Peregoy

  Chris Peregoy has been capturing photographs through both traditional and digital formats for over 30 years, often blending the two to create truly unique pieces. His work has been seen and recognized across the world, throughout North and South America, Europe, and Japan. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts InterArts grant and two Maryland State Individual Artist Grants. […]

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Featured Course: Modernism

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ART 323: Modernism

Have you ever looked at a Salvador Dali painting and wondered how he came up with such extreme ideas? Or marveled at cubism, one of Pablo Picasso’s most influential visual art styles? If you can answer YES to these questions then this course is definitely for you! During ART 323, students will survey the development of modernism in the visual […]

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