4.601 Introduction to Art History

Class Info

Introduction to the history and interpretation of western art that explores painting, graphic arts and sculpture from the Renaissance to the present. Engages diverse methodological perspectives to examine changing conceptions of art and the artist, and to investigate the plural meaning of artworks within the larger contexts of culture and history. Subject includes trips to local museums.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.601 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by K. Smentek.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-133.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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