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ARH3032011220380 - ARH303:SurveyofRenaissancethrough

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   ARH 303: Survey of Renaissance through (Post) Modern Art, Spring 2011 Professor : Dr. Ann Johns Meeting place and time : ART 1.102 (Art Auditorium), MW 10-11 email : acjohns@mail.utexas.edu (best way to reach me), phone 471-1936 Office Hours : DFA 2.520, MW 11:00-11:45, F 1-3 and by appointment Mailboxes  (for Dr. Johns and all TAs): DFA 2.526 (Please note that DFA is the building adjacent and to the east of the ART building) Teaching Assistants, Sections, and Unique Numbers : All TA office hours will be held in DFA 2.530 Kate Green: 20385 (W 11-12), 20395 (W 12-1), and 20405 (W 1-2), ART 3.433 Email: kateg1@hotmail.com (Office Hours M 11-12) Ariel Evans: 20415 (W 2-3), 20425 (W 3-4), and 20435 (W 4-5), ARH 3.433 Email: ariel.evans@gmail.com (Office Hours F 10-11) Katie Anania: 20380 (TH 10-11), 20390 (TH 11-12), and 20400 (TH 12-1), ART 3.433 Email: katie.anania@gmail.com (Office Hours M 11-12) Kara Carmack: 20410 (TH 1-2), 20420 (TH 2-3), and 20430 (TH 3-4), ART 3.433 Email: kara.carmack@gmail.com (Office Hours TH 11-12) (Please note that all these unique numbers have been amalgamated into one—20380—on Blackboard, for ease of posting material .) TA-led Section meetings (weekly) : Sections will meet most weeks at the Blanton Museum (Speedway at MLK) or elsewhere on campus, except for the week before each exam, when the sections will meet in ART 3.433. This room is difficult to find, so make sure you give yourself plenty of time to find it before your first review session. Please BE SURE to check your syllabus for the location of your weekly sections . Course Objectives : “I don’t say everything, but I paint everything,” Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973 “I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies,” 1
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Le Corbusier, 1887-1965 “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way…things I had no words for,” Georgia O’Keeffe, 1887-1986 Art is a language: how do we decode its meaning, its intent, and its extraordinary effect on us, the viewers? In this course, we explore an astonishing array of Western art and architecture. Our course begins c. 1250, in the early Renaissance of Western Europe, and concludes with global artistic trends of the early 21 st century. While we will concentrate on the familiar media of painting, sculpture, and architecture, we will also be looking at manuscripts, drawings, prints, photography, the decorative arts, garden planning, ceramics, earthworks, and installation art. This vast amount of material is organized, both in our textbook and in our class, into both chronological and geographical groupings. We begin by looking at the canonical and traditional European art and architecture of the Renaissance and Baroque. By the end, we will be talking about a more international art world that has broken irrevocably with the past. Throughout the course, we see dramatic changes in the status of the artist, and a consequent change in the artist or architect’s
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course ART 13212 taught by Professor Sdfewf during the Spring '10 term at UT Arlington.

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ARH3032011220380 - ARH303:SurveyofRenaissancethrough

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