ARTH 201: History of Western Art II

ARTH 201-001: History of Western Art II
(Fall 2024)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Blue Ridge Hall 129

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Section Information for Fall 2024

This synchronous, in class course surveys major developments in Western art from the early Renaissance through the twentieth century. It examines representative works of art from major artists, cultures, periods, artistic contexts, and styles. Through weekly units composed of reading assignments and illustrated lectures, weekly quizzes, two exams, and a National Gallery Museum visit and research project, this course builds a foundational knowledge of Western art and art history. This course has no prerequisites and welcomes students without prior knowledge of art history.

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Credits: 3

Major periods, monuments, and themes of Western art and architecture. Introduces Washington, D.C., museum collections and a historical framework for further study in art history. Covers the art of the Renaissance, the baroque period, and modern Europe and the Americas. Notes: Designed as a two-course sequence, but each part may be taken independently without prerequisite. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
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This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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