ARTH 201: History of Western Art II

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

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR

Exploratory Hall (formerly Science and Tech II) L102 - Hybrid

Section Information for Spring 2024

This hybrid 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 on campus (Tuesday) and synchronous online class meetings (Thursday), reading assignments, illustrated lectures, discussions, weekly quizzes, two exams, and a National Gallery Museum visit and research project, this course builds a foundational knowledge of Western art and its history. This course has no prerequisites and welcomes students without prior knowledge of art history.

ARTH 201 001 is hybrid section with face-to-face meetings and synchronous live video meetings.

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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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