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Kolya. Rice
ART H 203
Seattle Campus

Survey of Western Art-Modern

Western art from 1520 to the present.

Class description

This course introduces the major figures, styles and movements in Western art from the High Renaissance to the present. It also presents the principle issues, techniques, and interpretive methods of the discipline of art history. As well as learning to recognize the key “monuments� of European and American art from around 1500 to 1930, students will consider how a study of visual products adds to our understanding of past cultures and societies.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Image based lectures and discussion

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Two exams, small writing assignments


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Kolya. Rice
Date: 03/09/2012