History of Art (ARTH)Arts and Sciences

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ARTH 1100

This lecture course introduces students to the History of Art as a global and interdisciplinary field. Team-taught by a selection of professors from the department, in collaboration with members of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: World Art and Technology

  •  8093ARTH 1100  LEC 001

ARTH 1132

This course is centered on Granada's Alhambra, built, for the most part, during the middle decades of the 14th century A.D. Both the most complete surviving medieval Islamic palace and the most popular ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18177ARTH 1132  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/

ARTH 1165

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18183ARTH 1165  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/

ARTH 1168

What is the position of art in Islam? What do objects and pictures tell us about the imagination of Islam and the circulation of Islamic ideals and thoughts across space and time? This course takes as ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18184ARTH 1168  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/

ARTH 2600

This course surveys major artistic movements and artists in Europe and the United States from the French Revolution to the rise of Abstract Expressionism in 1950s New York. It introduces students to the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9376ARTH 2600  LEC 001

  •  9377ARTH 2600  DIS 201

  •  9378ARTH 2600  DIS 202

  •  9379ARTH 2600  DIS 203

  •  9380ARTH 2600  DIS 204

ARTH 2805

Trade in and to Asia proved to be a key force in creating our modern "globalized" world.  The Indian Ocean and the China Seas converged on Southeast Asia, where a cosmopolitan array of ships from every ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2285VISST 2805

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

ARTH 3001

How do we define reality with pictures?  In this transhistorical course we focus on the theory and practice of depicting real objects and spaces—on works that could be called "documentary."  These works ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: VISST 3001

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17373ARTH 3001  LEC 001

  • 17378ARTH 3001  DIS 201

  • 17381ARTH 3001  DIS 204

ARTH 3250

Introduction and training in dendrochronology and its application to archaeology, art history, and environment through participation in a research project dating ancient to modern tree-ring samples especially ... view course details

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  •  5907ARTH 3250  LEC 001

  •  6109ARTH 3250  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Griggs, C

      Lorentzen, B

ARTH 3440

Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael transformed the art of their time. Leonardo was an extraordinary thinker, scientist, and engineer as well as artist. Michelangelo invented grandiose projects for ambitious ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VISST 3443

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16674ARTH 3440  LEC 001

ARTH 3830

This course provides an introduction to selected key themes in cinema and the moving image from South Asia. The course investigates documentary, artistic, and commercial cinemas, focusing on concepts and ... view course details

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  • 16636ARTH 3830  SEM 101

ARTH 4040

The history of photography as an art has been mostly on the page, not on the wall.  This course refocuses the standard museum and gallery history of photography back to the book.  Significantly, it takes ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 6940

  • 4 Credits Graded

ARTH 4101

Works of art have always engendered political, social, and cultural meanings. This seminar presents an introduction to the methods used by art historians and the objects and ideas that constitute ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 6101VISST 4101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7606ARTH 4101  SEM 101

ARTH 4171

An examination and analysis of the major trends in art from Neoclassicism and Romanticism through Post Impressionism and the dawn of the twentieth century. Lectures and readings will concentrate on the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9535ARTH 4171  SEM 180

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

ARTH 4354

A seminar on the archaeology of the Byzantine Empire, from the late Roman through to the early modern periods. Topics to be covered include: long-term changes in settlement patterns and urban development; ... view course details

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  • 17075ARTH 4354  SEM 101

ARTH 4820

This course explores how the art of Zen (Chan) developed in China and was transmitted to Korea and Japan. It will also examine how ideas of Zen informed Western Modern art in both Europe and North America, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 6820ASIAN 4450ASIAN 6650

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16885ARTH 4820  SEM 101

ARTH 4852

Shadowplay is a superb medium for storytelling. As with many performing arts in Asia, neither the highly stylized images of puppets, nor its musical, or linguistic complexity detract from its wide popularity. ... view course details

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ARTH 4991

Individual investigation and discussion of special topics not covered in the regular course offerings, by arrangement with a member of the department. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6549ARTH 4991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6551ARTH 4991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6552ARTH 4991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6553ARTH 4991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6554ARTH 4991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6555ARTH 4991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6556ARTH 4991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6557ARTH 4991  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6558ARTH 4991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6609ARTH 4991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7432ARTH 4991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7608ARTH 4991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7609ARTH 4991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7706ARTH 4991  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8399ARTH 4991  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Johnson, C

ARTH 4998

A course for senior Art History majors working on honors theses, with selected reading, research projects, etc., under the supervision of a member of the History of Art faculty. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6460ARTH 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 18000ARTH 4998  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

ARTH 5991

Individual investigation and discussion of special topics not covered in the regular course offerings, by arrangement with a member of the department. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5348ARTH 5991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6577ARTH 5991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6578ARTH 5991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6579ARTH 5991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6580ARTH 5991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6581ARTH 5991  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6582ARTH 5991  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6583ARTH 5991  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6584ARTH 5991  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6610ARTH 5991  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7433ARTH 5991  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7610ARTH 5991  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7611ARTH 5991  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8571ARTH 5991  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

ARTH 5993

Individual investigation and discussion of special topics not covered in the regular course offerings, by arrangement with a member of the department. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6585ARTH 5993  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6586ARTH 5993  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6587ARTH 5993  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6588ARTH 5993  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6589ARTH 5993  IND 606

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6590ARTH 5993  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6591ARTH 5993  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6592ARTH 5993  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6593ARTH 5993  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6611ARTH 5993  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7612ARTH 5993  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7613ARTH 5993  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8410ARTH 5993  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Johnson, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8573ARTH 5993  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8572ARTH 5993  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

ARTH 6000

This seminar introduces graduate students to a range of methodologies and approaches to teaching and researching topics in art history and visual studies. Each week, a member of the faculty will present ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7616ARTH 6000  SEM 101

ARTH 6060

Some of the most powerful approaches to visual practices have come from outside or from the peripheries of the institution of art history and criticism. This seminar will analyze the interactions between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6600GERST 6600

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16174ARTH 6060  SEM 101

ARTH 6101

Works of art have always engendered political, social, and cultural meanings. This seminar presents an introduction to the methods used by art historians and the objects and ideas that constitute ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4101VISST 4101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8291ARTH 6101  SEM 101

ARTH 6354

A seminar on the archaeology of the Byzantine Empire, from the late Roman through to the early modern periods. Topics to be covered include: long-term changes in settlement patterns and urban development; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17102ARTH 6354  SEM 101

ARTH 6736

This course will explore archaeological and literary evidence for the production, display, ritual treatment, and cultural reception of sacred images in ancient Greece. We will focus on some of the most ... view course details

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  • 16103ARTH 6736  SEM 101

ARTH 6820

This course explores how the art of Zen (Chan) developed in China and was transmitted to Korea and Japan. It will also examine how ideas of Zen informed Western Modern art in both Europe and North America, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4820ASIAN 4450ASIAN 6650

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16888ARTH 6820  SEM 101

ARTH 6830

This course provides an introduction to selected key themes in cinema and the moving image from South Asia. The course investigates documentary, artistic, and commercial cinemas, focusing on concepts and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16648ARTH 6830  SEM 101

ARTH 6852

Shadowplay is a superb medium for storytelling. As with many performing arts in Asia, neither the highly stylized images of puppets, nor its musical, or linguistic complexity detract from its wide popularity. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none

ARTH 6940

The history of photography as an art has been mostly on the page, not on the wall.  This course refocuses the standard museum and gallery history of photography back to the book.  Significantly, it takes ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4040

  • 4 Credits Graded