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/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; 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.
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.
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