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.
Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to major forms
and trends in the arts and material culture of Asia from the
Neolithic to the contemporary emphasizing the visual
manifestation of secular and religious ideas and ideals. Not open
for credit to students who have completed course 1DV.
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Project (Term Project). Museum
theory and practice. Mission of the museum to collect, preserve
and educate. Museum administrative structure and the role of the
curator. Visitor engagement, ethics of display, interpretation
and content production. Effective: 2020 Fall Quarter.
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1
hour(s). Prerequisite(s): RST 068: Hinduism or RST 069:
Hindu Mythology recommended, but not required. A historical
survey of the development of the language of symbolism and
iconography in Hinduism. (Same course as RST
181.) Effective: 2020 Spring Quarter.
Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 163B or
consent of instructor. Forms of modern and avant-garde
expression form China’s industrialization to the 21st
century. Interactions of art and politics, individual and
state, art for the free market versus art for the state,
expressions of modernity; China on the world stage. Offered
in alternate years.
Lecture—3 hours; Discussion- 1 hour; Art and architecture of
Latin America since Spanish arrival in the New World to the
present. Visual, spatial, and material practices (painting,
sculpture, urban form, cartography, and film, among others) from
North and South America. How art and architecture shape and
define colonial encounters and negotiations, religious and
cultural exchange, conceptions of race and gender, and notions of
nationalism and globalism.
Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: prior completion of
course 1C recommended. Emergence of modernism in Europe from the
late 18th century to the middle of the 19th century. Major
artistic events viewed against a revolutionary backdrop of
changing attitudes toward identity, race, and gender.
Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 25 and/or
course 184 recommended. Introduction to world architecture
and urban design since circa 1966. Relation of influential
styles, buildings, and architects to postmodern debates and to
cultural, economic, technological and environmental change.
Offered in alternate years.
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. GE credit:
ArtHum| AH, OL, VL, WE. May be repeated two times for credit when