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AH3620 - Mesoamerican Arts: Maya to Frida Kahlo

Credits: 3

Examines the Pre-Columbian history and culture of the Maya and Aztec civilizations as a foundation for a study of the resurgence of the mural tradition in post Colonial Mexico during the first half of the 20th century. Special consideration is given to the art and politics of Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros as well as the impact and legacy of Pre-Columbian arts on such figures as Frida Kahlo and Frank Lloyd Wright. Springs. Prerequisite(s): Junior status. (GACO)(INCO)