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AH112 – The Western Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times

The course surveys major developments in painting, sculpture and architecture from the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean world, to the Middle Ages, Renaissance, early modern and revolutionary modern worlds in their political, social, philosophical, and religious contexts. Discussion, readings and writing stress the interpretive methods of the art historical discipline. Students will develop written and oral skills in visual analysis, learn to identify artistic styles, and apply the principal methodologies of art historical study. The course critically examines the narrative of western art history and investigates why particular works of art have been included. Meets the Critical Perspectives: The West in Time requirement.

Prerequisite: No credit after Art History 100.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2017 Block 1 Introduction to Art History Victoria Ehrlich Packard Hall 125 16/0 06/18/2018
Spring 2018 Block 5 Introduction to Art History Andrea Bell Packard Hall 125 25/-1 06/18/2018
Spring 2018 Block 7 Introduction to Art History Victoria Ehrlich Packard Hall 23 25/1 06/18/2018
Spring 2018 Block 7 Introduction to Art History Ruth Kolarik TBA 1/0 06/18/2018
Fall 2018 Block 1 The Western Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times Victoria Ehrlich TBA 16/16 06/18/2018
Spring 2019 Block 5 The Western Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times Victoria Ehrlich TBA 25/25 06/18/2018
Spring 2019 Block 6 The Western Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times Gale Murray TBA 25/25 06/18/2018
Spring 2019 Block 7 The Western Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times TBA 25/25 06/18/2018