January 25, 2016
Continuation of Iconoclasm discussion
What were the functions of the Umayyad qusur? What are their precedents
in the ancient world?
Describe the iconography (subject matter) of decorati
Late Antique Context: Byzantine, Sasanian,
Overview of Course Objectives
learn the key objects and monuments of Islamic art from sites around the
Mediterranean, North Africa, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Iran, and re
STUDY GUIDE ISLAMIC ART
Two slide IDs, 5 minutes each ID (10 minutes) = 10 points (five points each ID)
For each slide ID, you are expected to provide: Title / patron [if known]/date / dynasty /
medium / function; if a building or arch
The Development of the Mosque
February 1, 2016
How to read a floor plan
What is the archaeological evidence for the development of the mosque?
Why is the development of the mosque such a contentious topic?
Fragment of a textile with man wrestling lion, 7th 9th c., Byzantine, silk,
Fragment of a textile with palmettes, 8th c., Umayyad, silk, luxury object
Fragment of a textile depicting an amazon, 6th 8th c., Byzantine/Umayyad,
Discuss the relationship between Sufism and Islamic revelation with specific reference
to the Quran, the Sharia, and the teachings of the Prophet.
Describe the ways in which the Islamic world responded to modernism and
Many have called ibn seens philosophy the peak and synthesis of the early peripatic school
in Islam discuss this thesis with a specific reference to ibn seena own though
Discuss role, in his devo
Abu Ali al-Husayn Ibn Abdullah Ibn Sina was born in Bukhara
January 11, 2016
What is Islamic Art?
is art produced for Muslims in lands dominated by Islam
Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, 685 705
Great Mosque of Cordoba, Spain, 8th - 10th c.
Great Mosque of Damascus, Syria, 706 71
Islamic Art and Architecture (AH3113) Spring 2016
Mondays/Wednesdays, 11:10AM - 12:25PM (Smith Hall of Art, Room 115)
Prof. Elizabeth Dospel Williams ([email protected])
Office Hours: Room 109, Mondays and Wednesdays after class, by appointment, 12:302:
Art of the 18th and 19th Century
October 15, 2015
Outline of Wivenhoe Park, by John Constable
Paragraph #1- Introductory Paragraph
Thesis: Constables realist romantic techniques enlightened not only his contemporaries
but also revolutionized l
EXTRA CREDIT (6 points maximumt
Aer ou have com leted all uestions in Part I and Part II. ou have the 0 tion to write a
comparison essay about the works shown in these two slides. You will not be penalized for
your answer it can onl add oints to our rade.
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NORTHERN BAROQUE FINAL December 18, 2003 r 3 Z
VON BARGHAHN '
PART I: IDENTIFICATIONS [1 minute each; 2 points each, 44 points total]
the artist(s)larchitect(s), title Of the work, and date
(jg? ff} PART II: MATCHING [30 seconds
Cinema Final 500 W (VOL;-
Iwill select 3 of these questions for the Final Exam (May 4, 1:30-3:30) and ask you to #
choose 2 to write on for the two hours. To save paper, please bring this sheet to the
1. obert Sklar concludes that . . .a century aer
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American Art History Exam Two
Identication , o
1. Mathew Brady. The Antietam Battlefield 1861
2. George Caitin. Buffalo Bills Back Fat, head Chief Blood Tribe. 1832
3. Edmonia Lewis. Forever Free. 1867
4. Thomas Cole. The Oxbow. 1836.
AH31:Test3 T CWUA'L (19L 6- mam-
1. Choosing from the list below, ll in the blanks with the appropriate term or name.
(2 points each)
barrel vault din?
intuitive perspective colonnade
atmospheric perspective M
transept triumphal arch
Art History Notes 10/11
Marriage of Philip and Mary Tudor was meant to unite the Hapburgs
Ewourth- Philip and Mary Tudor Portrait 1554
Bohemio's- Person who has a way of life that departs from social conventions, as some artistspeople, writers, and writer
Art History Notes 10/6/11
Chapil- A women's shoe from Spain looks like a block
Moore- Juan of Portugal and Catherine *
Avis is the family branch in Portugal like the Hapsburgs
He is interested in making Lisbon
Catherine was raised by Juana la Loca
Art History 9/01/11
Alter Piece with the Baptism of Christ by John the Baptist
Isabel personally tended to her mother when she fell ill this is why Isabel in pink is tending to
the woman in bed who is St. Elizabeth
Virgin Mary shown holding John but she