Art 101 (Prof. Mencher)
Syllabus
Tuesday Thursday Afternoons 2:15-3:50  Room 2133
(This Calendar is subject to change)

September 2009


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First Day of Class

 

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Syllabus
Syllabus and Requirements

Art of the Western World, The Classical Tradition
http://www.learner.org/
resources/series1.html

 

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Forms of  Analysis   
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Labor Day

 

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Starter Kit
  • Read Mencher Liaisons 1-5 (How to Use This Book)
  • Starter Kit
  • Sayre, A World of Art, 
    • Chapter 5 Formal Elements 
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Classical  Philosophy  
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Last day to add full-term class (requires instructor's signature)

Last day to drop full-term class without a W grade

Last day to submit petition to audit full-term class

 

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The Acropolis

Understanding Labels

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Classic Sculpture

Hellenistic Sculpture
 

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How to do a worksheet

Quiz 1 Today

Roman Sculpture

Roman Architecture

 
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Meet in the Art Gallery for class today in the lobby of the Smith Center
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Last day to petition to complete class on a pass/no pass basis
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FSO Performance 8PM

"Atelier Show" Reception in Smith Center Art Gallery
7PM
YOU MUST ATTEND THIS
 

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Email version Version Due Monday September 28th by Midnight E-mail the paper either as an attachment or in the body of the e-mail.

 

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Worksheet  on Classics Due
If you are late to class I will not accept this assignment it will be a zero and you fail the class entirely.

Byzantine Art

 
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October 2009


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Romanesque Sculpture

Romanesque Architecture

 

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Quiz  2 Today

"Cathedral" (Video)

  • Sayre, A World of Art,
    • Chapter 20 "Renaissance thru Baroque" 
    • Chapter 6 "Space"


 

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Gothic Architecture

Thomas Aquinas: A Late Gothic Perspective

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Last day to apply (online using WebAdvisor) for Fall 2009 graduation or Certificate of Achievement
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Test on Classics
TEST ON THE CLASSICS AND FORMAL ANALYSIS

Use the Classics Worksheet as your study guide and the quizzes you took.

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Renaissance Philosophy
Excerpts from
Castiglione "The Courtier"
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Shakespeare's "Hamlet"
Bring Liaisons to class.
 
  • Mencher, Liaisons109-112 Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529) Il Cortegiano
  •       (The Courtier) Excerpts from "The First Book of the Courtier"  William
  • Shakespeare c1600 excerpts from Hamlet  115-117 


 

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Quiz  3 Today

Gothic to Proto Renaissance

Giotto and the Arena Chapel
 

  •  Sayre, A World of Art,
    • Chapter 7 "Light & Color"
    • Chapter 12 "Painting" 
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Linear Perspective
 
  • Read Mencher, Liaisons Heroic Men 159-176
  • Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
  • Raphael's "School of Athens"
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    Sistine Chapel

    School of Athens
     

     
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    Martin Luther "An Open Letter to The Christian Nobility" 1520
    Bring "Liaisons" to class.

    Northern Printmaking & Painting 

    • Printmaking and the Northern Reformation
    • Read Mencher, Liaisons  125-136 Martin Luther (1483-1546) "An Open Letter to The Christian Nobility" 1520 (Possible Quiz on this)
    • Read Sayre Chapter 11 Printmaking
     
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    November 2009


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    Pergamon Show Opens

     

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    Quiz  4 Today

    Michelangelo and Mannerism
     

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    Rob Anderson Comes to class and speaks about his drawings of the Pergamon Altar
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    "Atelier Show" Reception in Smith Center Art Gallery
    7PM
    YOU MUST ATTEND THIS
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    Bernini

    Baroque Painting
     

  • Read Sayre Chapter 9 Principals of Design
  • Vermeer
  • Velasquez
  • Baroque Caravaggisti
  • Mencher, Liaisons 219-224 Two Perspectives
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    Veteran's Day

     

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    Vermeer

    The Social Contract
     

      Read Mencher, Liaisons 139-144, Excerpts from The Social Contract (Possible Quiz on this)
       
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    Worksheet Classic to Baroque Art due 
    If you are late to class I will not accept this test it will be a zero

    Neoclassicism
     

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    Field Trip to Stanford's Art Museum Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University
    Please be on the front steps at 4 PM sharp

    You must attend one of the field trips this week.

    Last day to drop from full-term classes with a W grade

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    Field Trip to Stanford's Art Museum Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University
    Please be on the front steps at 11:00am sharp

    You must attend one of the field trips this week.
     

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    Orientalism

    Romanticism

    • Read Mencher, Liaisons 265-276 Excerpts from Weird Science and Romantic Notions
    • "Imaginary Orient" by Linda Nochlin on Reserve in the Library
    • "Imaginary Orient" by Linda Nochlin (also available on Reserve in the Library)

    • Read Mencher, Liaisons 279-288The Imaginary and not so Imaginary Orients
     
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    Thanksgiving

     

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    Thanksgiving
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    December 2009


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    TEST ON THE CLASSIC THROUGH BAROQUE

    Use your last two worksheets and your quizzes as your study guides.

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    Get Real! Daumier, Courbet, Manet

    Color and Impressionism in France

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    Nutcracker 7PM
    Winter Dance Showcase 8PM
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    Nutcracker 2PM and 7PM
    Winter Dance Showcase 8PM
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    Cezanne and Seurat

    Van Gogh and Gaugin

    Picasso
     

     
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    FINAL EXAM 2:30-4:30

    Study Guide for Final Exam
    The final will consist of essay questions and will include

    • vocabulary off of the worksheets, 

    • identifications of some of the art you have looked at. 
     
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    Campus Closed
    Vacation
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    Christmas

     

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