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The European Baroque: Art and Architecture in 17th-Century Europe
ARHA 222
Spring 2013 not offered

This course will examine the dynamic and visually arresting art of 17th-century Europe with an emphasis on major figures such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez, and Vermeer. Painting, sculpture, and architecture are studied in relation to broader historical contexts. We will explore topics such as the Baroque as a pan-European sensibility; princely prerogative, papal authority, and the demands of the market; collecting and connoisseurship; studio practice; and illusionistic painting and architecture. In addition to a familiarity with the leading artists of the period, their works, and the society within which they produced their works, students will attain a working knowledge of the different media and genres of Baroque art, an ability to conduct meaningful art historical analysis, and a knowledge of art historical terminology.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on APR-12-2024
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