ARTH - Art: Art History

ARTH 200IA. Art of World Civilization I. 4 Credits. (3 Lec) F

This course examines the visual arts from their beginnings to ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome through the Medieval period. It focuses on an understanding of art as the nonverbal expression of universal cultural concepts.

2018 Summer Session11607001May StartMTWRWIL112211:00am - 1:35pm

ARTH 201IA. Art of World Civilization II. 4 Credits. (3 Lec) S

A survey of Renaissance, Baroque, and 19th and 20th century art which focuses on the evolution of humanistic expression and the emergence of the artist as an individual responding to the impact of modern society.

2018 Summer Session11606001June-start: 4x4MTWRWIL112211:00am - 1:35pm

ARTH 310. Ancient Art Mesoamerica. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su alternate years

to be offered even years A comparative survey that will examine the art and architecture of selected cultures of Mesoamerica, Central America and South America, commonly grouped under the designation of New World civilizations. The material presented will focus on the Aztecs and Maya of Mesoamerica (southern Mexico and northern Central America) and the Incas of Central Andes of South America.

2018 Summer Session11374001July-start: 4x4MTWRWIL112211:00am - 1:35pm

ARTH 460. Contemporary Art & Ecology. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

PREREQUISITES: ARTH 200 or ARTH 201 This discussion course will examine the themes and movements in ecological art since 1945. Its primary focus will be on the historiography of land art, and the relationship between nature and technology.

2018 Summer Session11609001May StartMTWRWIL11222:00pm - 4:35pm