Art Appreciation

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Chapter 4_Periods in Art History
Why It MattersKey Characteristics of Art: PrehistoryReading: Prehistoric Art: Paleolithic OriginsReading: The Neolithic RevolutionReading: Ancient Near EastReading: Ancient EgyptReading: Ancient Greece and RomeKey Characteristics of Art: Age of FaithReading: The Medieval and Byzantine ErasReading: Early Christian ArtReading: Church ArchitectureReading: Arts of the Islamic World: the Early PeriodReading: Introduction to Mosque ArchitectureReading: RomanesqueReading: Gothic ArchitectureReading: Neo-Confucianism and Fan Kuan's Travelers by Streams and MountainsReading: Shiva As Lord of the Dance (Nataraja)Reading: Classic Maya Portrait StelaeKey Characteristics of Art: Renaissance through BaroqueReading: Florence in the Trecento (1300s)Reading: Florence in the Early RenaissanceVideo: Linear Perspective: Brunelleschi's ExperiementVideo: How One-Point Linear Perspective WorksVideo: Rogier van der Weyden, Deposition, c. 1435Reading: Toward the High RenaissanceReading: 1500-1600 End of the Renaissance and the ReformationReading: The Baroque: Art, Politics, and Religion in Seventeenth-Century EuropeKey Characteristics of Art: Eighteenth and Nineteenth CenturiesReading: Fragonard's The SwingReading: 1700-1800 Age of EnlightenmentReading: Neo-ClassicismReading: David's Death of MaratReading: Romanticism in France Delacroix's Liberty Leading the PeopleVideo: Charles Barry and A.W.N. Pugin Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament)Reading: Hokusai's Under the Wave off Kanagawa (The Great Wave)Reading: Becoming ModernReading: Early PhotographyReading: ImpressionismReading: Nkisi NkondiKey Characteristics of Art: 1900 to the PresentReading: Cubism and Picasso's Still Life with Chair CaningVideo: Wassily Kandinsky, Composition VII, 1913, Abstract ExpressionismReading: British Art and Literature During WWIReading: Italian Futurism: An IntroductionReading: Dada and SurrealismReading: Art in Nazi GermanyReading: The Origins of Abstract ExpressionismReading: PhotographyReading: Contemporary ArtReading: Warhol's Gold Marilyn MonroeReading: Conceptual ArtReading: Mary Kelly's Post-Partum DocumentReading: Appropriation (The "Pictures Generation")Compare Artworks—Similar PeriodReading: Modern Storytellers: Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Faith RinggoldCompare Artworks—Different Periods and CulturesReading: African Influences in Modern ArtHistorical Influence of ArtReading: Classical Art and Modern DressPutting It Together
Art Project 1 Collage_Artist Bio Learning Outcomes
Art Project 2 Zen Drawing Learning Outcomes
Art Project 3 Alexander Calder Mobile Sculpture Learning Outcomes

Syllabus Art Appreciation HU115

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