Course Descriptions

ART 119 - Perspectives of Art History II: Modern

3 Credits

Introduces the student to major artistic periods from the Renaissance to contemporary art by examining the function and role of the artist in various periods of history with an emphasis on the origins and developments of artistic styles such as High Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism, Realism, and Cubism. The course will survey major works by artists such as Michelangelo, Jan van Eyck, David, Van Gogh, Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Frank Lloyd Wright. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a humanities or social science elective. Three class hours. (SUNY-WC/H)

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Identify the stylistic features of major works of art and architecture from the Renaissance of the 14th Century to the Modern Period of the 20th Century.
2.Analyze artworks in terms of form, technique, or expression.
3.Interpret the meaning of various works of art.
4.Relate works of art to their cultural, economic, or political contexts.
5.Apply visual arts vocabulary used to discuss works of art, artists, or art history.
6.Apply the visual arts concepts used to discuss works of art, artists, or art history.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018