2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 13312 Graphic Design History

Graphic Design history since 1890 or the Modernist and Information Era, with some key historical events, technology and persons prior to the 19th century. Includes graphic art developments and how these effected the 1890-1955 era of the emerging industry of graphic design, as well as the rise of digital visual aesthetics. There will be connections made between contemporary art and pivotal schools like the Bauhaus. Studies will link graphic tools like film and later the computer to graphic design. Topics will include print, mass media, typographers, photography, corporate graphics, the internet and post modern reactionary design with accompanying technology. Prerequisite: ART 13111 and ART 13315. (on-line class, SS only)