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ARTH 2231 Early Renaissance Art in Italy (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Why was art made in the Renaissance? What did it mean to its original audience? This course studies connections between art, society and culture in Italy in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, a period of fertile artistic innovation. We will explore the prominent artistic centers of Florence, Siena, Rome, and Venice; powerful patrons like the Medici family; and renowned artists, such as Giotto, Brunelleschi, Donatello and Botticelli.


Instructor(s): Stephanie Leone

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14