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Art History

ARTH 105 Introduction to Art History of the Stone and Bronze Ages (.5)

This class is part of a group of courses intended to introduce the major monuments and themes of ancient and medieval art, architecture, and visual culture. Chronologically, it explores the production of architecture and artworks in diverse media from 35,000 to 1200 BCE. Subject areas covered include Prehistoric Europe, the ancient Near East and Egypt, as well as the Minoan and Mycenaean cultures of the Bronze Age Aegean. This course also seeks to introduce students to the basic art historical methods of visual and comparative analysis, with a focus on the production, function, reception, and power of visual images from historical periods before the modern conception of fine art.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities; World Engagement: CV
  • Offering: Annually
  • Professor: Nicgorski

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