ART 101 History of Art Survey I: Cave Paintings to Gothic Art (3 credits) ART 102 History of Art Survey II: Renaissance to Today (3 credits)
A survey of the visual arts from Pre-Historic times to the Renaissance (101), and from the Renaissance to the present (102). Students will be introduced to a wide range of artistic practices, styles, and media, including painting, drawing, prints, photography, sculpture, installation art, performance art, film, video, and architecture. The class will examine many major periods and movements in the history of art, including art and architecture from Greek and Roman antiquity, the Italian Renaissance, Impressionism, Cubism, Abstract expressionism, and the multiple artistic currents that characterize art being created today.
No prerequisites. Fulfills Art/Lit requirement.