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Spring Quarter, 2022

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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.

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

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AHI 001D: Arts of Asia (4)

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.

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

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AHI 101: Understanding Museum Practices (4)

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.

GE credit: AH. 

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AHI 157: Buddhist Art (4)

Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). A historical survey of Buddhist art in relation to the development of Buddhist doctrine and philosophy. (Same course as RST 171.) Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.

GE credit: AH, VL, WC, WE. 

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AHI 163D: Art from China 1900 to the Present (4)

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.

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

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AHI 172B: Later Greek Art and Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Study of the art and architecture of later Classical and Hellenistic Greece, from the mid-fifth century to the first century B.C. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 154B. (Same course as Classics 172B.) Offered in alternate years.

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

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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 184: 20th Century Architecture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Prior completion of AHI 025 recommended. Major movements in architecture of the twentieth century in Europe and America. Formal innovations are examined within the social, political, and economic circumstances in which they emerged.

GE credit: AH, VL, WE.

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AHI 189: Photography in History (4)

Lecture/Discussion—4 hours. Social, cultural, aesthetic and technical developments in the history of photography including patronage and reception, commercial, scientific, political and artistic applications, and a critical-theoretical inquiry into photography’s impact on the social category “art” and the history of subjectivity.

GE credit: AH, VL.

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