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ART 128
History of Western Art II


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Study of art in Europe and Early America from the fourteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Architecture, sculpture, painting, and crafts are studied. Special attention is given to the theme of the changing role of the artist. This course is the second in a three-quarter sequence but may be taken out of sequence.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • The ability to view art from the Renaissance and Baroque era with an enlightened understanding, sensitivity, and curiosity
  • The ability to distinguish various major artists, including Jan van Eyck, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Durer, Caravaggio, Rubens, Vermeer, and Rembrandt, as well as major stylistic trends
  • Understand works of art in relation to the cultural and historical context in which they were created, in particular, how the rise of Humanism, the Protestant Reformation, the Counter-Reformation, scientific inquiry and global exploration influenced art
  • Develop an understanding of the concepts that define and distinguish the Western visual tradition, especially the revival of Classical forms during the Italian Renaissance
  • Develop an understanding of the historical changes that transform the traditional roles of the artist and the patron
  • Demonstrate ability to speak and write articulately and knowledgeably about Renaissance and Baroque art
  • Nurture a long-lived interest in the arts and places studied in this course

  • Course Topics
  • Northern Renaissance Art
  • Renaissance Art in Italy
  • Italian Art of the High Renaissance
  • Mannerism & High Renaissance Art in the North
  • Baroque Art in Italy
  • Baroque Art in Spain and Flanders
  • Baroque Art in the Protestant Netherlands & Rococo

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ART 128
    Winter 2013
    5732
    Janice James
    ART 128
    Winter 2012
    5732
    Janice James
    ART 128
    Spring 2011
    5732
    Janice James
    ART 128
    Fall 2010
    8015
    Janice James
    ART 128
    Fall 2005
    5732
    Karen Johnson


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.