Introduction to Western Art I: Ancient to Medieval|
This course introduces the art and architecture of the Western world during the ancient and medieval periods. The artistic traditions of the Near East, Europe, and the wider Mediterranean will be surveyed from the prehistoric era to c. 1400 CE. Questions of style, content, function, and cultural and historical context will be examined, in addition to issues of religion, rulership, class, luxury, and the definition of art within its ancient and medieval milieus.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA-MN)(ARHA)(ARST)(MDST-MN)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
1. Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, Vol. 1 (8th edition, reissued) (Pearson,
2015), ISBN: 978-0133910117
2. Additional readings, including articles, book chapters, and primary-source texts, will be
made available on e-reserves and Moodle.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Midterm exam, final exam, three-page paper, five-page paper, class participation.
|Instructor(s): Ackley,Joseph Salvatore Times: ..T.R.. 11:10AM-12:30PM; Location: FISK208; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 2||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 5||FR: 5|
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