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

January 2009


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Syllabus
Syllabus and Requirements
Starter Kit

 

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Forms of  Analysis 


 

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Last day to add full-term class WITHOUT instructor's signature

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February 2009


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Vocabulary assignment due today.
If you are late to class I will not accept this test it will be a zero.

Artist Presentations in class

Jan Wurm
Judy Bonzi
Pancho Jimenez
 

  • Read, Sayre, A World of Art, Chapter 1 "A World of Art," The World as Artists See It and The World as We Percieve It"
Last day to drop and be eligible for a refund

 

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Assignment #1  (Read the directions carefully!)
Assignment due by noon today

Artist Presentations in class

Christine Hanlon
Jeff Neugebauer
 Jody Mattison
 

  • Read The Allegory of the Cave (Possible Quiz on this.)
  • Mencher Liaisons 49, 87-90 (Thucydides: Perikles' Funeral Oration) (Possible Quiz on this.)
  • Sayre, A World of Art, Chapter 16 "Architecture" You will need to have read this to do the in class.
  • What is cheating?

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    Figure Show Reception 
    7PM-8PM

    You are required to attend this as part of your lab component.

    Jackson 
    8 pm
    Fremont Symphony
    Winter Concert
    COMPOSERS YOUNG & OLD
    WAGNER, BRAHMS, AND
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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

     

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    The Classical World (IN CLASS QUIZ TODAY)

    Classical  Philosophy

    • Sayre, A World of Art, Chapter 18 Focus on Greek and Roman Art
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    The Acropolis
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    President's Day
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    Classic Sculpture

    Hellenistic Sculpture

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    Email version Version Due Wednesday February 18th by Midnight E-mail the paper either as an attachment or in the body of the e-mail.

     

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    Paper  #1 DUE.

    Roman Sculpture

    Roman Architecture

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    Jackson Theater 8PM Voices of London
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    Figure Show Closes

    Design Show Dropoff

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    Byzantine Art


     

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    Email version Version of Worksheet Due Wednesday February 25th by Midnight E-mail the paper either as an attachment or in the body of the e-mail.

     

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    Romanesque Sculpture

    Worksheet  on Classics Due
    If you are late to class I will not accept this test it will be a zero
     

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    Photo Show Opens
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    Romanesque Architecture

    "Cathedral" (Video)

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

    Thomas Aquinas

     
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    Last day to apply for Spring Graduation or Certificate of Achievement; use WebAdvisor

     

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    2 pm
    Chamber Orchestra
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    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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    Email version Version of Paper Due Wednesday March 11th by Midnight E-mail the paper either as an attachment or in the body of the e-mail.

     

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    Paper #2 DUE
    If you are late to class I will not accept this test it will be a zero

     

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    TEST ON THE CLASSICS AND FORMAL ANALYSIS

    Use the Classics Worksheet as your study guide.

     

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    8 pm
    Student Repertory Theatre, I (NUMMI)
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    7 pm
    Art Gallery Reception

    8 pm
    Student Repertory Theatre, I (NUMMI)

    8 pm
    Ohlone Chamber Singers
    Masterpieces in Miniature
    Bernstein to Broadway

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    SPRING BREAK

     

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    8 pm
    Community Band
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    April 2009


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    at 8 pm
    Kres Mersky: Isadora Duncan
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    Student show stuff all this week

    Extra credit available for student workers.

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    Linear Perspective
     
  • Read Mencher, Liaisons Heroic Men 159-176
  • Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
  • Raphael's "School of Athens"

  • Read Sayre Chapter 11 Printmaking
    Sistine Chapel

    School of Athens

    Northern Printmaking & Painting 

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    Michelangelo and Mannerism
      Bernini

    Baroque Painting

    Vermeer

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

    • Read Mencher, Liaisons 139-144, Excerpts from The Social Contract (Possible Quiz on this)
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    The Social Contract

    Neoclassicism
     

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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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    Jay Soto Jazz Guitar

    Student Show Opens

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    Email version Version of Worksheet Due Monday April 20th by Midnight E-mail the paper either as an attachment or in the body of the e-mail.

     

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    Worksheet Renaissance and Baroque Art due 
    If you are late to class I will not accept this test it will be a zero

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    May 2009


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    8 pm
    Ohlone Dance Concert
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    Ohlone Dance Concert
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    Get Real! Daumier, Courbet, Manet

    Color and Impressionism in France


     

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    TEST ON THE RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE
     

     

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    8:30 pm
    Chops (NUMMI)
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    8 pm
    Fremont Symphony
    SPRING CONCERT: Sparkling Schumann
    Mozart, Schumann, Ives and Prokofiev
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    Cezanne and Seurat

    Van Gogh and Gaugin

    Picasso
     

     
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    LAST DAY OF CLASSES
    7 pm
    Jazz/Rock Combo

    8 pm
    Student Repertory Theatre, II (NUMMI)

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    8 pm
    Student Repertory Theatre, II (NUMMI)
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    2 pm
    Wind Orchestra

    5 pm
    Chamber Orchestra

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    FINALS

     

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    Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony

    2:30-4:30
    Final Exam Day
    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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