ART H 380
Arts and architecture of Europe and America from Romanticism to the present.
During the 19th and 20th centuries in Western art, artists drove major stylistic upheavals and aesthetic rebellions. This course examines key artists and movements, including Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism, the transformation of Academic art, and the development of Modern and Postmodern art.
Student learning goals
Students will: develop visual analytical skills. increase their knowledge of key artists and artistic movements. understand and apply art vocabulary.
General method of instruction
Class sessions will involve analysis of images, discussion, and lectures.
No prior art history is necessary.
Class assignments and grading
Course assignments include short writing exercises, a research essay on a topic of your choice, and an optional art-making project. Class participation in discussion is also required.
Grades are assigned on test performance, participation in class discussion, and quality of research and writing.