a history of western art

from the renaissance to the present

schedule

tth 10:50-12:05 section

tues 15 jan • intro to the course

thurs 17 jan • how to analyze and interpret images

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

tues 22 jan • italian renaissance

thurs 24 jan • northern renaissance

the 1500s  (Stokstad chs. 21 & 22)

tues 29 jan • the high renaissance

thurs 31 • the high renaissance continued

tues 5 feb • the late renaissance

the 1600s (stokstad ch. 23)

thurs 7 feb • the italian baroque

tues 12 feb • the dutch baroque

thurs 14 feb • catch-up, review for exam 1

tues 19 feb • exam 1

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

thurs 21 feb • baroque and rococo in france

tues 26 feb •  classicism and history painting

thurs 28 feb • landscape painting

tues 5 mar romanticism and realism

the late 1800s  (stokstad ch. 31)

thurs 7 mar academic art and manet

11-15 march • spring break holiday

tues 19 mar • impressionism   museum paper 1 due

thurs 21 mar neo-impressionism and symbolism

tues 26 mar • catch-up, review for exam 2

thurs 28 mar • exam 2

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the early 1900s (stokstad ch. 32)

tues 2 apr • picasso and cubism

thurs 4 apr • expressionism

tues 9 apr  • dada and surrealism

thurs 11 apr • abstract expressionism

tues 16 apr • suffolk monday -- classes meet on a monday schedule

the late 1900s (stokstad ch. 33)

thurs 18 apr • johns, rauschenberg, and pop art museum paper 2 due

tues 23 apr • feminisms and activist art

thurs 25 apr • catch-up

tues 30 apr • review for exam 3, course evaluations

mon 6 may, 2:00-3:30exam 3 (not cumulative)