a history of western art

from the renaissance to the present

schedule

thurs 6 Sept • intro to the course; how to analyze and interpret images

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

tues 11 sept • italian renaissance

thurs 13 sept • northern renaissance

the 1500s  (Stokstad chs. 21 & 22)

tues 18 sept • the high renaissance

thurs 20 sept • the high renaissance continued

tues 25 sept • the late renaissance

the 1600s (Stokstad ch. 23)

thurs 27 sept • the italian baroque

tues 2 oct • the dutch baroque

thurs 4 oct • catch-up, review for exam 1

tues 9 oct • exam 1

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

thurs 11 oct • baroque and rococo in france

tues 16 oct •  classicism and history painting

thurs 18 oct • landscape painting

tues 23 oct romanticism and realism

the late 1800s  (Stokstad ch. 31)

thurs 25 oct academic art and manet

tues 30 oct • impressionism   museum paper 1 due

thurs 1 nov neo-impressionism and symbolism

tues 6 nov • catch-up, review for exam 2

thurs 8 nov • exam 2

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the early 1900s (Stokstad ch. 32)

tues 13 nov • picasso and cubism

thurs 15 nov • expressionism

tues 20 nov  • dada and surrealism

21-23 nov  • thanksgiving holiday

tues 27 nov • abstract expressionism

the late 1900s (Stokstad ch. 33)

thurs 29 nov • johns, rauschenberg, and pop art museum paper 2 due

tues tues 4 dec • feminisms and activist art

thurs 6 dec • catch-up, review, course evaluations

weds 12 dec, 2:00-3:30exam 3 (not cumulative)