Jan 22, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

ART 326 - An African-American Artist: The Life and Legacy of Romare Bearden

S. Smith

This art history seminar focuses on the art and life Romare Bearden (1911-1988), the most important African-American artist of the twentieth century. Charlotte’s own native son, Romare Bearden was awarded an honorary doctorate by Davidson College in 1978 for his contributions to American culture. His roles in the in the visual arts (most particularly as a master of the art of the collage), dance, music, theatre, civil rights, and sports were essential aspects of modern culture. The seminar will include visits to art exhibitions and other public commemorations of his legacy both in Charlotte and Davidson. 

Satisfies Art major and minor requirements.
Satisfies Visual and Performing Arts requirement.