Survey of world art from the Renaissance to the present. G.E.
Course Rotation for Day Program:
Most current editions of the following:
History of Art
By Janson, H. W. (Abrams-Prentice Hall) Recommended
Art Across Time
By Adams, L. S. (McGraw-Hill) Recommended
To explore the artistic styles from the Renaissance through the Modern World.
To investigate the meanings of the art works encompassed by these periods.
To distinguish one style from another and to discern implied meanings, given the context of a particular civilization.
To trace the stylistic development within a given culture.
Identify key monuments from each cultural period.
Identify the stylistic characteristics from each period.
Understand the meaning of the artifacts from each period.
Trace stylistic development within each given culture.
Renaissance, Mannerism and the Baroque. - “Late Gothic” - Early Renaissance in Italy - High Renaissance in Italy - Mannerism and other Trends - Renaissance in the North - Baroque in Italy and Germany - Baroque in Flanders, Holland and Spain - Baroque and Rococo in France and England
Modern World - Neoclassicism and Romanticism - Realism and Impressionism - Post-Impressionism - Twentieth-Century Painting - Twentieth-Century Sculpture - Twentieth-Century Architecture - Twentieth-Century Photography
Recommended maximum class size for this course: 35
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