HISTART 250 - Italian Renaissance Art
Section: 001
Term: FA 2013
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:

How did the works of Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo come to be regarded as so important in the history of art? Why, even within the artists’ lifetimes, was their art regarded as signaling the “rebirth” of painting and sculpture and Michelangelo called “the divine”?

In this course we will examine the principal Renaissance monuments (Giotto’s Arena Chapel, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Michelangelo’s David and Sistine Chapel Ceiling) and their reception, including the recent “Da Vinci Code Effect” that has rekindled an interest in Leonardo da Vinci. The Italian Renaissance will also offer a useful perspective for considering topics of current cultural relevance like the value of the visual arts in society, public support for the arts, and visual literacy.

Distributions: D. 3

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HISTART 250 - Italian Renaissance Art
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
25923
Open
52
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
25980
Open
7
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
25981
Open
4
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
25982
Open
1
 
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Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
25983
Open
8
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
25984
Open
16
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
28739
Open
16
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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ISBN: 9780500289433
Italian Renaissance art., Author: Stephen J. Campbell; Michael W. Cole., Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd.
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