ART 103 - Art History - Ancient
3 Lecture Hours
This is a course to develop an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and artistic periods of Western Civilization from the pre-historic through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify, in a chronologic order, major western artistic periods, and eras, from pre-history through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
- Describe the role that art played in the development of civilization as language and invention.
- Chronological survey of western pre-historic art and major artistic eras and periods through medieval Europe to the Renaissance.
- Overview of the rise of civilization through major artistic periods and the communicative and technological role that art played in the evolution of western civilization from the pre-historic through the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Texts may include:
Gardner’s History of Art
Janson’s History of Art
Laurie Schneider Adams: Art Across Time. 2nd edition. Vol. 1
Films, videos, visits to museums, galleries, shows
Class discussions and research
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006
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