2018-2019 Catalog

ARTH 170 Introduction to Early European Art

European painting, sculpture, and architecture, from the Prehistoric Aegean to Renaissance Italy. Although the course will proceed chronologically, its goals are to introduce the student to a range of art historical skills and issues, including: stylistic analysis, iconography, the relationship between image and the artist's biography, and the relationship between the image and its historical context. Museum visits required. Not open to seniors.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Fine Arts
  • Pre-1800
  • Regional Focus