An in-depth exploration of particular themes related to the theories and practices of modern art between 1850 and 1950, including such topics as: avant-garde art movements, color theories and practices, Modernism, the influence of science, technology, and industry on art making, Utopian beliefs, art criticism, and the role of fine and applied art within sociopolitical movements. Specific topics will primarily focus on European and American art, though the ideas and practices from other geographical regions may also be discussed. May be repeated for credit as course topic changes. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ARH 206 and U3 or U4 standing. Requirement Designation: DEC G. Required grade: A through D.