ARTH 201: History of Western Art II

ARTH 201-DL1: History of Western Art II
(Fall 2021)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR


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Section Information for Fall 2021

This introductory 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. This course engages learning through reading assignments, illustrated lectures, class discussions, assessments, and a short research project focused on one work of art in a museum. This course has no prerequisites and welcomes students without prior knowledge of art history.

ARTH 201 DL1 is a distance education section.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

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.
Mason Core: Arts
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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