HISTART 251 - Italian Renaissance Art, II
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Cost:
>100
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this course we will study Italian art from circa 1480 to 1570. This period is traditionally known as the ‘High Renaissance,’ and usually begins with the maturity of Leonardo da Vinci and ends with the death of Michelangelo. We will follow the careers of major masters like Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael, Titian and Michelangelo. We will also explore the urban centers — Venice, Florence, Rome — where these masters, and many others not as well known, produced their works in response to the demands of patrons and institutions. We will study key works of art, sites of production, techniques, patrons, practitioners, and publics. Transformations in artistic practices and representational forms will be related to specific social, political, economic, and cultural conditions. We will also consider primary sources, and pay close attention to how art historians selectively regard the fragmentary material and textual remains from the period and incorporate them into a ‘story of art’. D. 3

HISTART 251 - Italian Renaissance Art, II
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
45481
Open
15
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
45482
Open
7
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
45486
Open
1
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
007 (DIS)
P
45487
Open
7
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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Note:
The paperback edition of this textbook is titled "Art in Renaissance Italy"
ISBN: 0131935100
Art, power, and patronage in Renaissance Italy, Author: John T. Paoletti, Gary M. Radke., Publisher: Pearson/Prentice Hall 3rd ed. 2005
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