History of Western Art 1

Valerie S. Grash, History of Western Art 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course is a penetrating survey of the major accomplishments in Western art (painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts) from prehistory to the 14th century. Religious and philosophical beliefs, historical events, geological and astronomical phenomenon, and other areas of human inquiry will be addressed in order to better understand the context in which ancient and medieval art was created.

Required Texts:

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Valerie S. Grash, History of Western Art 1, Fall 2014

Course Description:

This course is a penetrating survey of the major accomplishments in Western art (painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts) from prehistory to the 14th century. Religious and philosophical beliefs, historical events, geological and astronomical phenomenon, and other areas of human inquiry will be addressed in order to better understand the context in which ancient and medieval art was created.

Required Texts:

-Fred Kleiner, Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Concise History of Western Art, Second Edition (2010) ISBN-13: 978-1424069989

Syllabus: 

Valerie S. Grash, History of Western Art 1, Fall 2012

Course Description:

This course is a penetrating survey of the major accomplishments in Western art (painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts) from prehistory to the 14th century. Religious and philosophical beliefs, historical events, geological and astronomical phenomenon, and other areas of human inquiry will be addressed in order to better understand the context in which ancient and medieval art was created.

Required Texts:

Recommended Textbook:
Fred S. Kleiner, Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Concise History of Western Art (2010) ISBN-13: 978-1424069989

Syllabus: 

Valerie S. Grash, History of Western Art 1, Fall 2013

Course Description:

This course is a penetrating survey of the major accomplishments in Western art (painting, sculpture, architecture, and the minor arts) from prehistory to the 14th century. Religious and philosophical beliefs, historical events, geological and astronomical phenomenon, and other areas of human inquiry will be addressed in order to better understand the context in which ancient and medieval art was created.

Required Texts:

Fred Kleiner, Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Concise History of Western Art, Second Edition
(2010) ISBN-13: 978-1424069989

Syllabus: 
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