Contemporary Art: The Pacific Northwest

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HA 381B

A thematic examination of the arts of the Pacific Northwest from 1945 to the present. Issues examined may include primitivism, the Northwest School, the Totemland Studio, modern architecture, public art, feminism, postmodernism, the Vancouver school of photography, commemorations of Japanese internment, environmentalism and indigeneity.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 381B, HA 381B.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer Fall Spring

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