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History of Art Classes

HA 151 History of Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary
A survey of art in the West from the Renaissance to the contemporary period in Europe and America, with special emphasis on the achievements of individual artists in relation to the cultural movements of their times. Not open to students with credit in HA 161. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Di Resta, Jason
TuTh 12:00-12:50 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 51814
DIS
W 11:00-11:50 AM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 68256
DIS
W 12:00-12:50 PM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 65149
DIS
Th 01:00-01:50 PM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 61013
DIS
F 10:00-10:50 AM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 61015
DIS
F 11:00-11:50 AM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 55133
DIS
F 12:00-12:50 PM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 64382

HA 261 Introduction to Modern Art
This course considers the efforts of artists to explore and represent their place in the modern world. The political, industrial, and scientific revolutions of the late 18th and 19th centuries in the West overturned the certainties of traditional authority and liberated artists to raise new questions. Innovations ranged from Impressionism's light-filled landscapes to Surrealism's dream imagery, Abstract Expressionism's paint-spattered canvases, and Pop Art's celebration of consumer culture. This course addresses these and other modern art movements, emphasizing developments in Europe and the United States through the late 20th century and concluding with international contemporary art in an age of globalization. Intended for non-majors. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM SMA 211 - LAWRENCE
3 56204
LEC
MW 12:30-01:45 PM SMA 309 - LAWRENCE
3 68361

HA 330 Italian Renaissance Art
A survey of the art and architecture of Italy from c. 1300 to 1550. Special emphasis is placed on regional styles and the private, political, and devotional contexts in which works of art and architecture functioned. Some of the artists whose works are considered are Giotto, Duccio, Donatello, Botticelli, Leonardo, and Michelangelo. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Di Resta, Jason
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM SMA 208 - LAWRENCE
3 64388
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 68749

HA 363 Modern Korean Art and Culture
This course is a thematic introduction to Korean art and culture with an emphasis on modern and contemporary Korea. Pre-modern works are contextualized with respect to contemporary issues. Students learn how to conduct a comprehensive analysis of an artwork by considering the political, historical and social conditions of its time within a broader East Asian cultural framework. Prerequisite: An introductory course in art history at the college level, or consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65565
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65663

HA 388 Modern and Contemporary Visual Arts of Japan
This course covers Japanese visual arts from the Meiji era (1868-1912) through the present day. The course is designed thematically as well as chronologically, and examines painting, sculpture and architecture focusing on both socio-political contexts and artistic concerns that emerged at certain times in recent Japanese history. The aim of this course is to provide first-hand knowledge of Japanese modern and contemporary visual arts as well as an in-depth consideration of some of the key issues attached to Japan's modernization and modernity. The course is taught at the 300 and 500-levels with additional work required at the 500-level. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.


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