History of Art & Architecture

College of Arts & Sciences

Introduction to Art History I: Antiquity to the Middle Ages

CAS AH 111

An introduction to art history and the analysis of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts. Study of masterpieces of Western Art from prehistoric to dawn of Renaissance. Focus on monuments of Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages, with a survey of Egyptian and Near Eastern art. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 5)

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Introduction to Art History II: Renaissance to Today

CAS AH 112

Major monuments and artists. Sequential development from the late Renaissance to the modern period of major styles in architecture, sculpture, painting, graphic arts, and photography. Relationship of visual art to social and cultural trends. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 30-August 6)

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Architecture: An Introduction

CAS AH 205

Examination of the factors involved in architectural design including program, spatial composition, structure, technology, iconography, and the role of architecture in society. Discussion of major monuments of Western architecture and urbanism from ancient Egypt to the twenty-first century. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 5)

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Baroque Art

CAS AH 275

Explores the works of major artists in the seventeenth century in Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and France. The work of Caravaggio, Bernini, Rubens, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Velazquez, Poussin, and others is examined in relation to religion and politics. Special emphasis is placed on the widespread diffusion of Baroque trends, which was stimulated not only by ongoing artistic dialogues but also by trade, exploration, and colonization. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 30-August 6)

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