Jan 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Catalogue

ARTH 20700 - Late Medieval Art

Course Credit: 1
LATE MEDIEVAL ART This course introduces students to art and architecture of c.1000-1400 CE in western Europe and the Byzantine Empire and considers a variety of art historical approaches toward the study of objects (style, iconography, technique, etc.) and their cultural contexts. Key socio-historical themes and their impact on the arts will be addressed including pilgrimage,the Crusades, monasticism, feudalism, the role of women as artists and patrons, and cross-cultural artistic exchange. The course will cover a wide range of monuments (monasteries, cathedrals, castles and palaces)and a variety of artistic media (manuscripts,textiles, mosaics, frescoes, ivory, and metalwork). Recommended: ARTH-10100 [AH, R, W]