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Art 318: Survey of 19th and 20th Century Arts


Welcome to the course guide for Art 318! 
Here you will find resources to help you with your research. Use the tabs on the left to navigate the guide.

Joy of Life painting by Henri Matisse

Matisse, Henri. Le Bonheur de vivre, also called The Joy of Life. 1905-1906. Barnes Collection

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