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ART-166 The History of Western Art I

History of Western Art I examines the greatest works of the Western visual tradition, highlighting issues of social content, form and iconography. The course is a survey of Western European art and architecture from antiquity to 1600 CE. The course provides an excellent introduction and general overview of the seminal works of Western art. The social, political and philosophical influences on the art and architecture are also examined. Students will gain a knowledge and appreciation of the great works, their artists and the cultures that produced them.

Study Methods:

Guided Study (ART-166-GS):
Nov 2019,  Feb 2020,  Mar 2020
Online Courses (ART-166-OL):
Nov 2019,  Feb 2020,  Mar 2020

Semester Hours: 3

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