An introduction to art appreciation and major styles, artists and art monuments. An overview of these areas will include what constitutes a work of art: content, style and medium.
African-American Art History
An illustrated lecture/discussion survey of African-American visual arts from anonymous artisans of colonial days to the present.
Survey of the History of Art
Art majors only. A selective survey of major stylistic developments in art history, from the beginning of art through the modern era. The criteria for producing written analysis of a work of art is emphasized.
Prerequisite: ART 1500 or Hum 2410 and 2420. The study of art from prehistoric, ancient Egyptian, and Near Eastern to Greek and Roman epochs, including selected works from the interiors of the African and Asian continents.
Prerequisite: ART 1500 or Hum 2410 and 2420. The study of art from the Middle Ages including early Christian times through Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic periods, including selected works of Islamic, Oriental, Mesa- American and African art.
Prerequisite: ART 1500, or HUM 2410 and 2420. The study of painting, sculpture and architecture in Europe, from its origins in the 14th century through the Baroque period, including the infuences of other cultures. Fall only.
Prerequisite: ART 1500, or HUM 2410 and 2420. The study of modern art from the early 18th century in Europe to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Europe and America including current global influences. Spring only.