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ARTH 2257 Nineteenth-Century Art (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

An introduction to European and American art of the late eighteenth century to 1900. The work of major painters and sculptors will be investigated in the context of contemporary cultural and political developments. Beginning with art in the age of revolutions in France and America, we will study the movements of Neoclassicism and Romanticism. The evolving role of the academy will be studied, as well as independent movements such as Realism, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Artists to be studied include David, Goya, Turner, Monet, Van Gogh and Rodin.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Jeffery Howe

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14