MEMS 250 - Italian Renaissance Art
Section: 001
Term: FA 2014
Subject: Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS)
Department: LSA History
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. Category for Concentration Distributions: D. Europe and the United States, 3. Early Modern

MEMS 250 - Italian Renaissance Art
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
24706
Open
62
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
24722
Open
12
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
24723
Open
13
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
24724
Open
14
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
24725
Open
7
 
-
M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
24726
Open
16
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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