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Summer 2000 Course Schedule

Assigned Text: Laurie Schneider Adams, A History of Western Art, Third Edition.

WINTER MODULE 2001 COURSE SYLLABUS

I. ART & THE MYSTERY OF EXISTENCE: PALEOLITHIC & NEOLITHIC ART (June 19) Read:
Introduction-Chapter 1

II. ART & THE AFTERLIFE: EGYPT & THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST (June 21) Read: Chapters 2-3

II. ART & MYTHOLOGY: GREEK ART & ARCHITECTURE (June 26) Read: Chapters 4-5

IV. ART & EMPIRE: ROMAN ART & ARCHITECTURE (June 28) Read: Chapters 6-7

V. ART & SALVATION: ROMANESQUE/GOTHIC/EARLY RENAISSANCE (July 3) Read: Chapters 10-13
QUIZ TODAY!!!

VI. ART IN THE AGE OF HUMANISM: THE HIGH RENAISSANCE (July 5) Read: Chapters 14-15

VII. ART OF THEATRICALITY & DRAMA: THE BAROQUE (July 10) Read: Chapters 17-19

VIII. ART OF REASON & PASSION: NEOCLASSICISM & ROMANTICISM (July 12) Read: Chapters 21-22

IX. ART & THE COLLAPSE OF ABSOLUTES: REALISM & IMPRESSIONISM (July 17) Read: Chapter 23
QUIZ TODAY!!!!

X. ART OF THE INNER SOUL: POST-IMPRESSIONISM & EXPRESSIONISM (July 19) Read: Chapter 24

*****MUSEUM TRIP--MET MUSEUM OF ART--SUNDAY 23RD, 12:00, MEET ON STEPS OF MUSEUM********

XI. ART OF NEW VISION: CUBISM TO ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM (July 24) Read: Chapter 25-26

XII. ART OF IRONY: FROM POP TO POST-MODERN (July 26) Read: Chapters 27-29


FINAL PROJECTS DUE NO LATER THAN

XIII. FINAL EXAM: JULY 27, ROOM S162 6:00