SHUM 4603

SHUM 4603

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

This course explores the representation of the skin in the visual arts from the Renaissance up until the mid-19th century. Drawing upon analytical resources from multiple disciplines, it will consider art theoretical discussions around flesh tones; the significance of different ways to depict skin; technical aspects of the rendering of skin in painting and sculpture; the intersection of anatomy and depictions of the body surface; and relevant material from the history of medicine and anthropology. The course will focus on European art from 1500-1850.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 15 students. Intended for advanced undergraduates and graduate students.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VISST 4663

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17122 SHUM 4603   SEM 101