This course presents a survey of artistic styles from the prehistoric period through the art of the early Renaissance. Periods included are Egyptian, Aegean, Greek, Roman and Etruscan art, and the art of the Middle Ages. Films and slides are used in the presentation of works of art from the fields of architecture, sculpture, and painting.
ARTH104 - Art History II
This course presents a study of works of art from the High Renaissance and the Mannerist periods, the Renaissance in the North, the Baroque period, and the Modern Age. Slides and films are used in this presentation of works of art from the fields of architecture, sculpture, and painting.
ARTH201 - Art History: A Woman's View
This course presents a survey of paintings, sculpture, photography, and architecture of women artists from medieval times to the present. The course investigates the role of the female form in art as created by female artists, the impact of women artists in context of their own time, and issues of art and sexual politics. Artists covered include Sophonisba, Anguiscola, Artemisia Gentileschi, Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, Rosa Bonheur, Mary Cassatt, Berthe Morisot, Kathe Kollwitz, Diane Arbus, and Louise Nevelson. Prerequisite: ARTH 103, ARTH 104, HIST 203, PHIL 202, or permission of the instructor.
ARTH107 - Special Topics in Art
This course introduces students to the study of Art History by focusing on one theme, one artist, or one form of art. Painting, sculpture, architecture, as well as prints and drawings may be considered. Stylistic, cultural, and historic elements are components of the course.