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Renaissance Venice: Art and Architecture in the Lagoon City
ARHA 220
Spring 2013 not offered

Venice's unique geographical location in the reflective waters of the Adriatic and at the crossroads between East and West has had a profound impact in all aspects of Venetian life and culture. This course will investigate the artistic production of the Lagoon City during the 15th and 16th centuries. The compelling works of Venetian artists, such as Carpaccio, Bellini, Giorgione and Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese, as well as the great civic and religious monuments, such as the Palazzo Ducale, the great mendicant churches, and the Basilica di San Marco, will be considered in light of the sophisticated political and social systems of the Venetian Republic. Issues such as the development of the distinctive urban fabric, the invention of a civic iconography, the role of the artist, and the Venetian workshop practices, as well as the impact of the Islamic world, private and corporate patronage, and the depiction of women--dressed and undressed--will be examined.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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