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.

2019 Summer Session11140001May-start: 4x4-- -

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

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.

2019 Summer Session10975001July-start: 4x4MTWRWILSON112211:00am - 1:35pm

ARTH 312. History of Decorative Arts. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

This course introduces students to the history of decorative arts in western Europe and the United States from the Renaissance through the early 20th Century. Emphasis will be placed on major media and stylistic trends. Attention will also be given to the use of objects in their original spatial environments.

2019 Summer Session11350001June-start: 4x4MTWRCHEEVE21511:00am - 1:35pm

ARTH 323. History of Printmaking. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

Alternate Odd Years PREREQUISITE: ARTH 201IA for majors, no pre-requisite for non majors. This course introduces students to the vocabulary, techniques and history of printmaking in the western world from the mid-fifteenth century to end of World War II.

2019 Summer Session11327001June-start: 4x4-- -

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

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. Students are responsible for discussions of assigned readings, quizzes and field study.

2019 Summer Session11142001May-start: 4x4MTWRWILSON11222:00pm - 4:35pm