Winter 2013 Courses

ARTH201 Art and Society in the West from the Renaissance to the Present (Professor Kim)
M-Th 9-12:30 (ASY 3211)
Examines representative European and American works of art from the later Middle Ages to the present, highlighting the dynamic exchange between artistic and cultural traditions both within periods and across time.

ARTH346 Nineteenth-Century European Art from 1850 (Professor Shields)
M-F 9-12 (ASY 3217)
Major trends from Realism and Impressionism to Symbolism, exploring the historical context, in which concepts of gender, class, and race are integral to the transformation of Western art. Click here for more course information.

ARTH389A Special Topics in Art History and Archaeology: The Art of Drawing: A Left and Right Brain Experience (Professor Bland)
M-F 12-3 (ASY 3217)
This course examines Old and Modern Master Drawings, theories of drawing and drawing practice. Lectures will discuss Dr. Betty Edwards’s theory of a verbal, analytical Left Brain and a visual, perceptual Right Brain. As practice, students will learn to make the mental shift from left, analytical brain to right, visual brain. Class exercises are based on Betty Edward’s text, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. No prior drawing experience is necessary.