a history of western art

from the renaissance to the present

schedule

thurs 9 sept • intro to the course / how to analyze and interpret images

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

tues 14 sept • the Italian Renaissance

thurs 16 sept • the Northern Renaissance

the 1500s  (Stokstad chs. 21 & 22)

tues 21 sept • the High Renaissance

thurs 23 sept • the High Renaissance continued / the Late Renaissance

tues 28 sept • the Late Renaissance

the 1600s (stokstad ch. 23)

thurs 30 sept • the Italian Baroque

tues 5 oct • the Dutch Baroque

thurs 7 oct • catch-up, review for exam 1

tues 12 oct • exam 1

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the 1700s & early 1800s  (stokstad ch. 30)

thurs 14 oct • the Rococo and Neo-classicism

tues 19 oct • landscape painting

** thurs 21 oct Romanticism and Realism **

note that we will not meet in person on thurs 21 oct -- stay tuned for make-up

the late 1800s  (stokstad ch. 31)

tues 26 oct Academic art and Manet

thurs 28 oct • Impressionism   museum paper 1 due

tues 2 nov Symbolism

thurs 4 nov • catch-up, review for exam 2

tues 9 nov • exam 2

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the early 1900s (stokstad ch. 32)

thurs 11 november -- Veteran's day holiday -- no class

tues 16 nov • Picasso and Cubism

thurs 18 nov • Expressionism

tues 23 nov  • Dada and Surrealism

thurs 25 nov • Thanksgiving holiday -- no class

tues 30 nov • Abstract Expressionism

the late 1900s (stokstad ch. 33)

thurs 2 dec • Johns, Rauschenberg, and Pop Art museum paper 2 due

tues 7 dec • Feminisms and activist art

thurs 9 dec • catch-up, review for exam 3, course evaluations

exam 3 (non-cumulative)

The third exam is on different days for the two sections of this class:

for the TTh 11:00-12:15 section of the class, the exam will be:

monday 13 dec, 2:00-3:30, Samia 216 (our usual room)

for the TTh 2:00-3:15 section of the class, the exam will be:

wednesday 15 dec, 2:00-3:30 • Samia B16 (our usual room)