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ARTH 1130 Intersection of Science and Painting (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

In this course, material is drawn from physics, chemistry, and mineralogy to give the non-science student a scientific understanding of light, color, and colorants used in painting, as well as an introduction to the methods of scientific analysis that can be brought to bear on conservation and restoration of paintings, on investigating hypotheses in art history, and on establishing authenticity of artwork.


Instructor(s): David McFadden

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: CHEM1102

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14