Art History Lecture 1

Art History Lecture 1 - Intro to Art History 01:082:105...

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Unformatted text preview: Intro to Art History 01:082:105 Professor: Kathleen Sullivan Email: kmsull@rci.rutgers.edu Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday 6:15pm-7:15pm Voorhees 006C (in the basement) Important Dates- February 16 Exam 1- March 7 Exam 2- May 8 Final- April 17 Paper Assignment Due (3-4 pages) Quizzes at end of every class 5 questions For attendance Total of 24 quizzes, 4 lowest quiz grades are dropped What is Art History?- Interrelationship between society and behavior What is Art?- Expression of values, historical circumstances, tangible has to take a form, conveying a message, aesthetic values, represents society Burial ship, from Oseberg, Norway, c.834 CE (Janson 10.9)- When made not used for work of art and used for function- Aesthetic qualities- Convey message- When made, not conscious work of art, more for the function as a burial ship Roettgen Pieta early 14 th century CE (janson 12.6)- Conveys powerful message- Love from Mary to her son- Christs suffering- Good art vs Bad art, ability/power to convey a message...
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