Art History Courses
ART 3413: History of World Art Survey I
ART 3423: History of World Art: Survey II
ART 4413: Art of the European Renaissance 1300-1600
Art and architecture examined in terms of style, cultural meaning, context, and ideology. Investigation of conditions of art production, change in role of artist, relationship between theory and practice, and the question or concept of Renaissance. Italy, France, Germany, and southern and northern Netherlands.
ART 4423: Art in Early Modern Europe I: Art from 1600-1750
Exploration of art and architecture of Europe from the Counter-Reformation shrine of St. Peter to Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles; from the Jesuit altarpieces in Antwerp to the Dutch Republic of Vermeer and Rembrandt and more. Italy, Spain, France, Germany, England, Flanders, Netherlands
ART 4443: Modern and Contemporary Art
Investigation of the visual arts and architecture from Post-impressionism to the present. Special emphasis on cultural definitions of modernity and modernism, the ideologies of the avant-garde, and the ideas and issues surrounding the production, reception, marketing, interpretation, and criticism of painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, installations, performance, video, and other mixed media modes of presentation. International in scope.
ART 4453: Art in the United States
ART 4463: African Art