a history of western art

from the renaissance to the present

schedule

tues 18 jan • intro to the course

thurs 20 jan • how to analyze and interpret images

the 1400s  (read Stokstad chs. 18, 19, & 20)

tues 25 jan • the Italian Renaissance

thurs 27 jan • the Northern Renaissance

the 1500s  (read Stokstad chs. 21 & 22)

tues 1 feb • the High Renaissance

thurs 3 feb • the High Renaissance continued / the Late Renaissance

tues 8 feb • the Late Renaissance

the 1600s (read Stokstad ch. 23)

thurs 10 feb • the Italian Baroque

tues 15 feb • the Dutch Baroque

thurs 17 feb • catch-up, review for exam 1

tues 22 feb • exam 1

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the 1700s & early 1800s  (read Stokstad ch. 30)

thurs 24 feb • the French Baroque and Rococo

tues 1 mar • Neo-Classicism and Romanticism

thurs 3 mar Romanticism and Realism

tues 8 mar • Landscape painting


the late 1800s  (read Stokstad ch. 31)

thurs 10 mar Academic art and Manet

14-18 mar • Spring Break Holiday

tues 22 mar  • Impressionism   museum paper 1 due

thurs 24 mar Symbolism

tues 29 mar • catch-up, review for exam 2

thurs 31 mar • exam 2

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the early 1900s (read Stokstad ch. 32)

tues 5 apr  • Picasso and Cubism

thurs 7 apr • Expressionism

tues 12 apr  • Dada and Surrealism

thurs 14 apr • Abstract Expressionism

the late 1900s (read Stokstad ch. 33)

tues 19 apr • Johns, Rauschenberg, and Pop Art museum paper 2 due

thurs 21 apr • Feminisms and activist art

tues 26 apr • Catch-up

thurs 28 apr • Review for exam 3

thurs 5 mar • exam 3 (non-cumulative)

2:00 3:30, Samia Center 216