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Semester Begins
 
 

 

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Syllabus
Introduction Florence
Classical Greece

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Classical  Rome
Catholicism
Italian Gothic and Early Renaissance

  • Optional Read Stokstad 
    • Art of Ancient Greece and the Aegean World

    • Etruscan and Roman Art
 

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Starter Kit


 

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Thomas Aquinas
Giotto and the Arena Chapel
Cimabue, Giotto at Assisi
Iconography Martini, Duccio & Lorenzetti

  • Mencher, Liaisons
    • 101-109 The Treatise and Didactic Texts, Thomas Aquinas
    • 159-162 Heroic Men, Giotto
  • Read Stokstad Chapters on 
    • Early Renaissance Art of the 
    • High Renaissance and the Reformation


 

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Perspectives: Linear
Early Renaissance Painting in the The North
Bosch
Perspective in the North and South: Masaccio and Van Eyck
Mantegna's Camera degli Sposi

  • Renaissance Art
  • 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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Alberti and Michelozzo
Gothic to Renaissance Architecture
Painting and City Planning

     


 

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Sculpture: Ghiberti
Sculpture: Donatello
Leonardo

  • Mencher Liaisons 15-21 (Selections from Genesis-Jacob and Esau)


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Lecture topic: (Please be prepared to compare and contrast Christine de Pizan's writings with Castiliogne's)

Women in the Renaissance
The Vatican
Sistine Chapel
School of Athens
Last Judgment

  • Read Mencher, Liaisons 121-122 Christine de Pisan's The Book of the City of Ladies 1405
  • Read Browning's Read Mencher, Liaisons 215-216 My last Duchess
  • Read Mencher, Liaisons Heroic Men 159-176
  • Read Mencher, Liaisons Heroic Men 159-176
 
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Mannerism, Painting
San Lorenzo
Mannerism, Architecture
Printmaking
   
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Carracci
Caravaggio
Gentileschi
Cotan
Velasquez
Rembrandt and Rubens
Vermeer
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Versailles
Rococo
Chardin & Greuze
Hogarth
Hogarth:  "Rake's Progress"
Hogarth:  "Harlot's Progress"  
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The Social Contract
History Painting & Neoclassic Art
Academic, Romantic and Orientalist
 


 

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Spring Break

 

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Chinoiserie
Chinese Art 1300-1800

  • Chinoiserie
  • Chinese Art 1300-1800
  • Read Stokstad Later Asian Art
  • Read Mencher, Liaisons 147-156  The Treatise and Didactic Text in Chinese Culture
  • 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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Daumier, Courbet, Manet
Paris
Photography
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Printmaking and Japonism


 

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Degas and Renior
Cassatt and Degas
Monet
Sculpture Rodin
Architecture
19th C America


 

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Cezanne and Seurat
Van Gogh and Gaugin


 

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Expressionism and Symbolism 
Les Fauves
Der Blaue Reiter
Picasso


 

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Africa Nok and Ife


 

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Suprematism
Brancusi
Ashcan School
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Bauhaus
De Stijl
Mondrian
Le Corbusier
Frank Lloyd Wright, Falling Water


 

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Dada
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Abstract Expressionism
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Performance Art
Pop Art
Photorealism
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Earth Works
Bay Area
Female Artists of the 70's-80's
 

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Catch up and Review
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LAST DAY OF CLASSES

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Final Exam

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