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Spring Quarter, 2017

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AHI 001C: Baroque to Modern Art (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to visual analysis through study of western art 1600-present, examining major artists and movements from Europe to North America.  Study of the relationship of art and artists to political,religious, social change, and to changes in ideology, patronage, audience.  May be repeated for credit.

Instructor: Diana Strazdes

GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, VL, WC.

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AHI 154: Hindu Temple (4)

Lecture/discussion–4 hours. Comparative history of architecture and symbolism of the Hindu Temple in India, Southeast Asia and the United States. Attention to the temple as expression of religious knowledge, political authority, and cultural heritage through the lens of colonialism and postcolonialism.   

GE credit: AH, VL, WC, WE

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AHI 163C: Early Modern Chinese Painting (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours.  Topics in Chinese Art History, 13th-19th century.  Study of issues pertaining to self and society; gender and and gendering; religion and philosophy; political engagement and protest; economy and the market; the effects created by periods of transition on visual expression.  Offered in alternate years.

Instructor: Katharine P. Burnett 陶幽庭

GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.

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AHI 176C: Art of the Middle Ages: Gothic (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper or gallery studies and review. Painting, sculpture and architecture in northern Europe from the twelfth through the fifteenth centuries.

GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC, WE.

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AHI 178C: High and Late Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. The High Renaissance and Mannerism in 16th-century Italy: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian in their artistic and cultural settings- Florence, Rome, and Venice; the architecture of Bramante, Michelangelo, and Palladio.

GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL,  WE.

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AHI 190A/290: Seminar in Mediterranean Antiquity (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students. Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs.

Instructor: Lynn Roller

GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WE.—Roller

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AHI 190D/290: Seminar in American Art (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Art History major, minor, or other significant training in Art History recommended. Class size limited to 25 students; for majors, minors, other advanced students.  Study of a broad problem or theoretical issue in art, architecture, or material culture. Intensive reading, discussion, research, writing. Topics (D) American Art, GE credit: ArtHum| AH, OL, VL, WE. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs.

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