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ART 113 - The History of Photography

Unit(s): 3

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This lecture course examines the history of photography from its invention in the 1830s to the present. The technological development, social role, and aesthetic possibilities of photography are discussed in relation to major historical, art historical, cultural, and political influences. This course is appropriate for all students interested in photography, art, and art history and culture, students seeking to fulfill the General Education requirement in arts, and studio art and art history majors.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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