94-95 LS&A Bulletin

History of Art

110 Tappan

764-5400

Professor Margaret C. Root, Chair

May be elected as a departmental concentration program

Professors

R. Ward Bissell, Southern Baroque Art in Italy and Spain

Ilene H. Forsyth, Early Mediaeval, Romanesque Art

Elaine K. Gazda, Etruscan and Roman Art, Classical Archaeology

Joel Isaacson, Nineteenth Century European Art

Diane M. Kirkpatrick, Twentieth Century Art, History of Photography, Cinema, New Media

Victor H. Miesel, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art

Margaret C. Root, Art of the Ancient Near East, Classical Archaeology

J. Graham Smith, Italian Renaissance and Mannerist Art in Italy, History of Photography

Walter M. Spink, Indian Art

Associate Professors

Celeste Brusati, Northern Baroque Art

William Hennessey, Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Architecture and Design

Virginia C. Kane, Chinese Art and Archaeology

Sharon Patton, Afroamerican and African Art

Martin Powers, Chinese Art

Anatole Senkevitch, Modern Architecture

Pat Simons, Italian Renaissance Art and Women's Studies

Assistant Professors

Ebenezer Nii Quarcoopome, Afroamerican and African Art

Jonathan Reynolds, Japanese Art

Elizabeth Sears, Gothic Art

Yasser Tabbaa, Islamic Art

Thelma K. Thomas, Late Antique, Early Christian and Byzantine Art

Rebecca Zurier, American Art

Affiliated Faculty

Milo Beach, Professor, Far Eastern Art

Beth Genne, Lecturer, 19th and 20th Century European and American Art

Eleanor Mannikka, Lecturer, South and Southeast Asian Art

Ellen Plummer, Lecturer, Museum Practice Program

Marshall Wu, Assistant Professor, Asian Art

Professors Emeritus Richard Edwards, Marvin Eisenberg, Charles H. Sawyer and Nathan Whitman.

Studies in this department focus on painting, sculpture, architecture, and the graphic and decorative arts, and emphasize the history of these arts as visual records of the evolution of civilization. Each artistic form is studied as a creative process which, like language, has developed as an expression of human ideas, feelings, and conditions of life. Such a visual record provides a valuable introduction to various civilizations and to their distinguishing characteristics. Advanced work in history of art prepares students for careers in teaching or for careers in various aspects of museum work.

Organized visits to museums in Cleveland, Detroit, Dearborn, and Toledo as well as to private collections in the area are an integral part of the department's academic program.

Prerequisites to Concentration. Either History of Art 101 or 102 must be taken as a prerequisite for the concentration.

Concentration Program. Must include:

1. the course not previously elected for the prerequisite (History of Art 101 or 102) and a survey in non-Western cultures, either History of Art 103 or 108, which must be completed during the first two terms of concentration.

2. 21 credits minimum, of work at the 200-level or above, distributed through at least four of the eight following fields: (1) Ancient; (2) Medieval; (3) Renaissance; (4) 17th and 18th Century; (5) 19th and 20th Century; (6) African and Islamic Middle East; (7) China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia; (8) Comparative Studies, Theory, Methodology. Students who wish to take both History of Art 103 and 108 may include as part of their 21 program credits the course not used as part of the prerequisite for the concentration.

3. at least 9 credits of cognate work. Appropriate would be advanced-level courses chosen from among the following fields: cultural anthropology, archaeology, English and foreign-language literatures, history, music history, Near Eastern studies, philosophy, and certain courses offered by the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, by the School of Art, the Residential College, and the Medieval and Renaissance Collegium (MARC).

History of Art 393 (Proseminar) is open to junior concentrators upon recommendation of a concentration advisor. History of Art Honors students are required to take the Junior Proseminar (History of Art 393) and to write the Honors Thesis (History of Art 396).

Foreign Languages. There is no specific language requirement, but students are encouraged to acquire a reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian. Most graduate schools require a reading knowledge of French and German for an advanced degree in history of art; for Asian Art an Oriental language would be required.

Honors Program. The Honors concentration is open to juniors and seniors who have obtained the permission of the Honors concentration advisor and the Honors Council. Candidates for Honors in history of art must meet all requirements for a regular concentration. The core of the Honors program is the work done in conjunction with History of Art 393 and 396. In their last term Honors candidates must complete the Honors thesis.

Advising. The Department has two concentration advisors, one of whom also serves as Honors concentration advisor. Concentrators are requested to discuss their academic programs with an advisor at least once a year. Appointments are scheduled at 110 Tappan.


Courses in History of Art (Division 392)

Open to All Undergraduates; Not Open to Graduate Students.

101. Near Eastern and European Art from the Stone Age to the End of the Middle Ages. (4). (HU).

102. Western Art from the End of the Middle Ages to the Present. No credit granted to those who have completed 104 and 105, or 150. Two credits granted to those who have completed one of 104 or 105. (4). (HU).

103. Arts of Asia. (4). (HU).

108/CAAS 108. Introduction to African Art. (3; 2 in the half-term). (HU).

112/Art 112. History of Photography. (3). (HU).

113/Art 113. Introduction to the Visual Arts. This course is for non art majors only. (3; 2 in the half-term). (Excl).

150. Great Masters of European and American Painting. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in 102. (3; 2 in the half-term). (Excl).

151. Art and Ideas East and West. (3). (HU).

194(210). First Year Seminar. (3). (HU).

211/UC 182/Women's Studies 211. Gender and Popular Culture. (3). (HU).

212/Architecture 212. Understanding Architecture. Not open to students enrolled in Architecture. (3). (Excl).

214/CAAS 214. Introduction to African-American Art. Hist. of Art 102 or 108 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

221/Class. Arch. 221. Introduction to Greek Archaeology. (4). (HU).

222/Class. Arch. 222. Introduction to Roman Archaeology. (4). (HU).

240/MARC 240. The Visual Arts in Medieval Society. Hist. of Art 101, 102; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

250/MARC 250. Italian Renaissance Art. Hist. of Art 101 or 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

260. European Painting and Sculpture of the Seventeenth Century. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

271. European Painting of the Nineteenth Century. Hist. of Art 101 or 102; or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

272. Arts of the Twentieth Century. Hist. of Art 101 or 102; or permission of instructor. (4). (HU).

284. Introduction to Asian Painting. (3). (HU).

285(386). Introduction to the Art and Architecture of the Islamic World. (3). (HU).

292. Introduction to Japanese Art and Culture. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Hist. of Art 495. (3). (HU).

305/MARC 323. The Themes and Symbols of Western Art. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

330/Amer. Cult. 330. Art in America: 1492-1825. H.A. 102 or 101 or Hist. 160 or Amer. Cult. 201 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

341. The Gothic Age. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

350/CAAS 370. Special Topics in African American Art. Hist. of Art 108 and 214. (3; 2 in the half-term). (Excl).

360/CAAS 380. Special Topics in African Art. Hist. of Art 108 or 214. (3; 2 in the half-term) (Excl).

374. Picasso and Modern Art. Hist. of Art 102 or 272; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

376. Dada and Surrealism. Hist. of Art 102, 272; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

380/Class. Arch. 380/Anthro. 380. Minoan and Mycenaean Archaeology. Hist. Art 221 and 222, or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

383(485). The Art of Southeast Asia. Hist. of Art 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

391. Survey of Japanese Painting. Hist. of Art 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

393. Junior Proseminar. History of Art concentrators. (3). (Excl).

394. Special Topics. (3). (Excl). May be elected for credit more than once.

396. Honors Thesis. Hist. of Art 393. Open to students admitted to Honors in History of Art. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected for a total of 4 credits.

399. Independent Study. Permission of instructor. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected for credit more than once.

Open to Upperclass Students and Graduate Students

402. Contemporary Modes of Interpretation in Art History. (3). (HU).

403/NR&E 403. History of Western Landscape Architecture. (3). (Excl).

404/CAAS 404. The Art of Africa. (3). (Excl).

405. Artists and Patrons. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU). May be elected for credit more than once with permission of chair.

409. Survey of East Asian Ceramics. (3). (Excl).

411. Interpretations of Landscape. H.A. 102, 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

413/Scandinavian 413/Architecture 413. Architecture and Art of Scandinavia. (3). (Excl).

415/Women's Studies 415. Studies in Gender and the Arts. One course in Women's Studies or History of Art. (3). (HU). May be repeated for a total of nine credits.

421/Class. Arch. 421. Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. One previous art history, anthropology, or classical archaeology course recommended. (3). (HU).

422/Class. Arch. 422. Etruscan Art and Archaeology. Hist. of Art 221 or 222; or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

424/Class. Arch. 424. Archaeology of the Roman Provinces. Hist. of Art 221 or 222; or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

425/CAAS 435. 20th Century African-American Art. Hist. of Art 214 or 272. (3; 2 in the half-term) (Excl).

431/Class. Arch. 431. Principal Greek Archaeological Sites. A course in archaeology or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

433/Class. Arch. 433. Greek Sculpture. H.A. 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

434/Class. Arch. 434. Archaic Greek Art. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

435/Class. Arch. 435. The Art and Archaeology of Asia Minor. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

436/Class. Arch. 436. Hellenistic and Roman Architecture. Hist. of Art 101 or 221 or 222; or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

437/Class. Arch. 437. Egyptian Art and Archaeology. (3). (HU).

439/Class. Arch. 439. Greek Vase Painting. (3). (HU).

440/Class. Arch. 440. Cities and Sanctuaries of Classical Greece. A course in archaeology or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

441. Jewish Art: A Survey from Antiquity to the Present Day. (3). (Excl).

442/Class. Arch. 442. Late Antique and Early Christian Art and Architecture. Hist. of Art 101, 222, or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

443/Class. Arch. 443. Greeks in the West. H.A. 221, or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

444. Romanesque Art. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

445/MARC 445. Medieval Architecture. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

446/MARC 446. The Courtly Arts of the High and Late Middle Ages. Hist. of Art 101 or 102; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

448. Medieval Manuscript Illumination. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

450. Early Renaissance Art in Italy. Hist. of Art 101 or 250; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

451. High Renaissance Art in Italy. .H.A. 102 or 250; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

452. Northern European Art of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. Hist. of Art 101 or 102; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

453. Venetian Painting. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

454/MARC 454. Late Renaissance Art in Italy. Hist. of Art 102 or 250; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

458. Florentine Sculpture of the Renaissance. Hist. of Art l02 or 250; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

462. Baroque Art in Italy. Hist. of Art 102 or 260 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

463. Varieties of Dutch and Flemish Painting. Hist. of Art 102 and 260, or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

466. French Art in the Age of Absolutism. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

467. Eighteenth-Century Painting in Europe. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

468. Modern Sculpture. Hist. of Art 102 and either Hist. of Art 271 or 272; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

469. Neoclassic and Romantic Painting. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

471. Investigations of Recent Art. Hist. of Art 272 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

474. American Art to 1913. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

476. Realism in European Art, c.1840-1870. Hist. of Art 102. (3). (Excl).

477. French Impressionism. Hist. of Art 102. (3). (Excl).

479. Nineteenth-Century Masters. H.A. 102, or 271, or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

482. Buddhist Art. (3). (Excl).

483. Asian Architecture. Hist. of Art 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

484. The Art of Cambodia and Indonesia. Hist. of Art 103 and 383. (3). (Excl).

485. The Art of Thailand and Burma. Hist. of Art 103 and 383. (3). (Excl).

487/Chinese 475/Asian Studies 475/RC Hums. 475/Philosophy 475. The Arts and Letters of China. (4). (HU).

488. The Decorative Arts in Islamic Countries. Hist. of Art 101; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

490/MARC 489. Art of Islam in the Mediterranean Region. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

492/Amer. Cult. 492. The White City: The Drama of Urban-Industrial America, the Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893. (3). (Excl).

493. Art of India. Hist. of Art 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

494. Art of China. Hist. of Art 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

495. Art of Japan. Hist. of Art 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

497. Chinese Painting: Yüan to the Present. Hist. of Art 392 or 494; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

499/Amer. Cult. 499. The Arts in American Life. Seniors concentrating in American Culture, seniors in any Honors curriculum, or graduate students with permission. (3). (Excl). May be elected for credit more than once with permission of instructor.

514. Spanish Art: El Greco to Goya. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

515/Class. Arch. 515. The Archaeology of the Roman Economy. Hist. of Art 222 and upperclass standing, or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

520/Museum Practice 520. Fundamentals of Museum Practice. Junior standing, and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

525. Graphic Arts from 1660 to the Present. Hist. of Art 102 and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

531/Class. Arch. 531/Anthro. 587. Aegean Art and Archaeology. Hist. of Art 221 or 222; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

534/Class. Arch. 534. Ancient Painting. Hist. of Art 101 and either Hist. of Art 221 or 222; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

536/Class. Arch. 536. Hellenistic and Roman Sculpture. Hist. of Art 101 Class. Arch. 222 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

542. Byzantine Art. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

543. Carolingian and Early German Art. Hist. of Art 101 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

556 Renaissance Art in Italy. Hist. of Art 102 or 150, or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

560/CAAS 562. African Art and Archaeology. Hist. of Art 108 or 404. (3). (Excl).

562. Baroque Sculpture in Italy and Spain. Hist. of Art 102 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

565. Early Modern Architecture in Italy, Austria, and Germany. (3). (Excl).

574. Cubism. Hist. of Art 102 and 272; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

575. Mass Media and the Visual Arts. Hist. of Art 102 or 272 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

580. Twentieth-Century Masters. Hist. of Art 102, 272, or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

581. Islamic Architecture to 1500. Hist. of Art 285; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

584. Painting in Islamic Countries. Hist. of Art 285; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

585. The "Islamic" City: Urban Form and Society. Hist. of Art 285 or any course in Islamic history or civilization. (3). (Excl).

589. Rajput Painting. Hist. of Art 103 or 493 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

590. Special Topics Japanese Art. Hist. of Art 391 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

592. Gupta and Early Medieval Art in India. Hist. of Art 103 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

596. Japanese Architecture Mid-19th Century to the Present. Hist. of Art 103, 495, or 591; or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).


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