[ARTH 150] Introductory Topics in Art History
This course provides an introduction to the primary methods and approaches in the study of images and objects. While individual topics will vary depending on the instructor, all classes will teach the skills of visual analysis and object-oriented research, and cultivate in students an understanding of the importance of objects’ historical and social contexts, both in the period of their production and across history. Intended to introduce students to the breadth of art history and prepare them for upper-level coursework in this and related fields, the class considers a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, architecture and urban planning, film and photography, design, etc. May be repeated for credit if topic is different.
Introductory Topics in Art History