ARTH 221 - Hist of Western Art:Renaiss-Modern

Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:

Description: Historical survey of art focusing on the Early Renaissance, the High Renaissance, Mannerism, the Baroque, Rococo; the 19th century, including Romanticism, Neoclassicism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism; movements since 1900, including Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, Abstractionism, Surrealism, Modern architecture, and the New York School. Works of art from each period or movement are analyzed for individual qualities and compared to previous examples to demonstrate influences and the development of styles. Emphasis is upon art and architecture as cultural expression and upon the relationship between art and social and technological changes.

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