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Art History II
ART HISTORY II
CLASS CODE: ART 202 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Arts requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A survey of art from Renaissance to Modern with an emphasis on artists and art in their political, social, and religious context.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: -- Identify time periods, geographical centers, and stylistic characteristics of the major art movements.
-- Discuss major works of art in terms of their artistic concerns and stylistic characterists, the media used, and principal influences on them.
-- Define and use common terms of art history.
-- Recognize and discuss the iconography common to the historIcal periods studied.
-- Identify significant philosophical movements, religious concepts, and historical figures, events, and places and discuss their relation to works of art.
-- Be able to identify works of art according to stylistic characteristics, and attribute unfamiliar works of art to an artist, country, and/or civilization, and a period.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The emphasis is on the relationship of art to its political, social and religious setting. To help accomplish this goal we select seminal literary texts to acquaint ourselves with the great western ideas. Understanding these ideas will give the student an understanding of our cultural and philosophical base.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1991