ARTH 201: History of Western Art II

ARTH 201-DL1: History of Western Art II
(Spring 2023)


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Section Information for Spring 2023

This course is a survey of the history of western art from the Renaissance to the present. It will discuss the major art styles and artists of Western Europe starting in the 1400s and of America starting in the 1700s. This online class will be lecture-based and reading-intensive. The course is designed to provide students with an art-historical framework of the main styles and movements in western art from the 1400s until today.

ARTH 201 DL1 is an asynchronous 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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