HISTORY AND APPRECIATION OF ART II
Summer 2010 MW 1:00 – 4:40
Phone: (w) 703-257-6657
Office Hours: by appointment
Art History 102 presents the glorious history and interpretation of architecture, sculpture, and
painting of the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and the 19
century in Europe and America.
will also be examining the fascinating non-Western art after 1100 AD.
The historical and cultural
background of each period will be discussed in the readings and class discussions.
This course examines the Italian Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, European Baroque,
Rococo, American, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, the rise of Modernism, and
the art since World War II in Europe and America.
We will discuss visual arts, including painting,
sculpture, architecture, and some minor arts.
We will also study art of India, China, Japan, Africa, and
the Pacific Cultures.
Readings will be required for each class.
You should take notes during class and review them
in preparation for the next segment.
The class will deepen and reinforce your comprehension of the