HART 369 - 18th and 19th Century Art in the East and West
R, G, 4 credits. A2
A historical survey of art and culture at the dawn of the Modern Age with particular emphasis is given to the global exchange between Western Europe and East Asia. From Rococo to the French Revolution, to Impressionism and beyond this course tracks developments in the visual art during one of the most dynamic and innovative periods of human history. Special attention is given to the connections that exist between early Modern literature, politics and visual culture. Coursework covers the Rococo, Neo-Classicism, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, as well as the connections that exist between these movements and the art of Asia. Like all 300-level art history courses, this course is conducted as an advanced seminar with emphasis placed on individual research and advanced presentations.