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Undergraduate Art History

2015 Spring Term

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3 Units

SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL (GA)

Art History 201

An investigation of major works of art in painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor related arts from prehistoric times to the late middle ages. Emphasis on the relationship between art and culture. Students develop skills in artistic analysis. Slide illustrated.


3 Units

SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - RENAISSANCE TO 1900 (GA)

Art History 202

An investigation of major works in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from the early Italian Renaissance to 1900. Students develop skills in artistic analysis and an understanding of the discipline of art history. Slide illustrated.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART (GA)

Art History 203

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to modern and contemporary art.


3 Units

GREEK AND ROMAN ART (GA)

Art History 311

This course treats Greek and Roman art and architecture through the exploration of specific themes. The concepts of classical archaeology, technology, style, and iconography are addressed, and media such as vase painting, architecture, sculpture, mural painting and mosaics are considered in the context of these themes.


3 Units

ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART (GA)

Art History 313

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Italy from ca. 1250 to 1550. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Italian Renaissance art.


3 Units

ART THEORY

Art History 420

An advanced course dealing with the theoretical concerns of the visual arts. The course treats art in its relation to current philosophical thought, and also discusses aesthetics and the nature of art. For Art Department majors and minors. Offered spring term only.


1-3 Units

SPECIAL STUDIES

Art History 496

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.


1-6 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Art History 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.

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