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History of Prints

ARHA 260
Spring 2018 not offered
Course Cluster: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor

For centuries, printmaking was the only way to reproduce visual images and was vital for the communication of ideas and the spread of artistic styles. This course examines the techniques, production, circulation, and collection of prints in Europe and the United States from the 15th century to the present. In the 19th century, as photography took on the role of reproduction, printmakers reconsidered the artistic possibilities, reemphasizing the artist's touch and turning to renewed political uses. This course supplements lectures with study of the print collection of the Davison Art Center. Topics include aesthetics, connoisseurship, commerce, and technology.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUL-21-2024
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