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ART 225(a,b) The History of World Art

Major periods and styles.

(a) From prehistory through the Renaissance;

(b) From Mannerism to the present.

Open to all students.


ART 424(a,b) Baroque and Rococo Art

(a) Visual arts of Southern Europe during 17 th and 18 th centuries;

(b) Visual arts of Northern Europe during 17 th and 18 th centuries.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 447(a,b) Ancient Art

Art and architecture from prehistory through Rome.

(a) Prehistoric to Greek late archaic;

(b) Greek high Classic to Rome.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 448(a,b) Early Christian and Medieval Art

(a) Early Christian, Byzantine, and Early Medieval art up to the 10 th century;

(b) Romanesque and Gothic art.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 449(a,b) Renaissance Art

(a) Architecture, sculpture, and painting of the Renaissance and Mannerist periods in Northern Europe;

(b) Architecture, sculpture, and painting of the Renaissance and Mannerist periods in Italy and Southern Europe.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 468(a,b) Primitive Art: The Americas

Arts of indigenous societies of the Americas presented in cultural and geographical sequence, ancient to 19 th century.

(a) Precolumbian art;

(b) North American Indian art.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 469(a,b) Primitive Art: Africa and Oceania

Arts of indigenous societies of sub-Saharan Africa and of Oceania: Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia, presented in cultural and geographical sequence.

(a) Africa;

(b) Oceania.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 470 Topics in Art History

Topics may include: seminars on specific artist or area; investigations of branches of art historical inquiry; major trends and issues in art since 1970.

May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours as long as no topic is repeated.
Prerequisite: 6 hours of art history and/or consent of instructor.


ART 473(a,b) Women in Art

(a) History of women artists from the Middle ages to World War II;

(b) History of women artists from World War II to the present.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 475 History of Photography

Principal technical and stylistic development in photography from the early 19 th century to the present.

Prerequisite: ART 225a, b or consent of instructor.


ART 476 History of Modern Architecture & Design

Principal technical and stylistic developments in architecture and design from the early 19 th century to the present.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 480 American Art

Survey of the history of art in the U.S. from the Colonial period to the present day.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 481(a,b) Modern and Contemporary Art

Principal movements and theories of 19 th, 20 th and 21 st century art

(a) Modern art from 1800 to 1950;

(b) Contemporary art from 1950 to the present.

Prerequisite: ART 225a,b or consent of instructor.


ART 483 Research in Art History

Individual research in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts of various periods.

May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours provided no topic is repeated.
Prerequisites: ART 225a,b and/or consent of instructor.


ART 570 Research in Art History

Individual research in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related areas of various periods.

May be repeated once for a total of 6 hours.
MFA candidates only.
Prerequisite: 9 hours of art history and/or consent of instructor.


ART 571 Readings in Art History

Guided readings in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related areas of various periods.

May be repeated once for a total of 6 hours.
MFA candidates only.
Prerequisite: 9 hours of art history and/or consent of instructor.