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ART: ART HISTORY

ARTH-250
Art History of the World Regions (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics offered through various AU Abroad programs, including analysis of major artists, groups, and stylistic developments of a specific region and time period. Topics explore the historical, cultural, and social contexts of the artists and works discussed and may focus on several forms of visual art/culture, including architecture, sculpture, painting, prints, and installations, and include on-site visits to museums and galleries, as well as architectural and archeological locations.

ARTH-250
001S
ART: ART HISTORY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Art History of the World Regions (3)

Chinese Arts and Culture

Offered as part of the AU Abroad Beijing program, this course gives students a better understanding of ancient and modern Chinese fine arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, etc.), as well as folk and popular arts (crafts, opera, and film).

ARTH-250
002S
ART: ART HISTORY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Art History of the World Regions (3)

Mediterranean Art History

Offered as part of the AU Abroad Madrid and the Mediterranean program, this course is an introduction to Mediterranean history and art, centered chronologically on art movements with emphasis on the differences between Spanish art and its Mediterranean counterparts. The course is an in-depth study of painting, sculpture, and architecture that includes stylistic as well as thematic manifestations, examining art in the Mediterranean from cave paintings to the twentieth century from a variety of cultures and geographic regions, and introducing students to stylistic periods, major works and artists, and the traditional methods of art history.

ARTH-250
001S
ART: ART HISTORY
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Art History of the World Regions (3)

Chinese Arts and Culture

Offered as part of the AU Abroad Beijing program, this course gives students a better understanding of ancient and modern Chinese fine arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, etc.), as well as folk and popular arts (crafts, opera, and film).

ARTH-250
002S
ART: ART HISTORY
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Art History of the World Regions (3)

Spanish and European Art History

This course offered through the AU Abroad program in Madrid examines European and Spanish Art from the Middle Ages until the beginning of the twentieth century. This extensive chronology is divided into several artistic periods/styles: Romanesque and Gothic styles, the Renaissance in Italy, the Baroque period, and the beginnings of modernity including Rococo and Neoclassicism in the eighteenth century.