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ARTH 1101 Art: Prehistoric to Middle Ages (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

A fundamental course for understanding the visual arts in the Western World: painting, sculpture and architecture. Major monuments in the history of art will be discussed in historical and cultural context beginning with Paleolithic cave art through the art of the medieval period. This course will examine some of the ancient material from an archaeological perspective, but its main emphasis will be on style and meaning in art. Assignments will include museum visits and the study of significant works of art in Greater Boston.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Pamela Berger and Kenneth Craig

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14