History of Art (ARTH)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

ARTH 1141

Why do people care about art and history? And how do people use public displays of art for political purposes?  These questions will frame our investigations into "heritage policy," in which the arts' ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17265ARTH 1141  SEM 101

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ARTH 2000

Provides a broad introduction of modes of vision and the historical impact of visual images, visual structures, and visual space on culture, communication, and politics. The question of "how we see" is ... view course details

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ARTH 2019

Borrowing its title from a formulation of Marxist philosopher Ernst Bloch, and beginning from the "forays of demoralization" instigated by the Dadas, who bequeathed to surrealism the precious ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 2200VISST 2190

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16525ARTH 2019  SEM 101

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ARTH 2101

This course explores Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) knowledge and its application across the disciplines and through time. In particular, it offers a glimpse into Cornell's local indigenous culture ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AIS 2100AMST 2108

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17721ARTH 2101  LEC 001

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ARTH 2200

This course is an overview of the art and archaeology of Greek and Roman world, covering the artistic production of the ancient Greeks from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period, and the art of ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2700CLASS 2700

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8774ARTH 2200  LEC 001

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  •  9017ARTH 2200  DIS 201

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  •  9018ARTH 2200  DIS 202

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ARTH 2550

This course is designed to introduce students to Latin American art from the pre-Columbian period to the present. It will cover the arts of ancient civilizations including the Olmec, Maya, Aztec, Moche, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 2050

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16755ARTH 2550  LEC 001

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ARTH 2600

Considers modern art in a historical and cultural context, from painting associated with the French Revolution through American pop art. The emphasis is on major movements and artists: Neo-Classicism (David), ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8422ARTH 2600  LEC 001

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  •  8424ARTH 2600  DIS 202

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  •  8425ARTH 2600  DIS 203

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  •  8426ARTH 2600  DIS 204

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  •  8427ARTH 2600  DIS 205

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  • 16449ARTH 2600  DIS 207

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  •  8428ARTH 2600  DIS 208

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ARTH 3010

Who are 'the poor' in the United States? Who are the largest recipients of federal welfare and entitlement spending? Why is there an unprecedented simultaneous increase in wealth and poverty in the United ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3010VISST 3010

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17404ARTH 3010  SEM 101

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ARTH 3270

Ancient Byzantion, rebuilt and renamed by the Roman emperor Constantine the Great, raised by his successors to be the capital of a "Byzantine" empire, object of desire for travelers and crusaders, crowning ... view course details

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  • 15977ARTH 3270  LEC 001

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ARTH 3420

This course explores networks of culture and power that develop over the course of the sixteenth century, from the beginning of the Reformation to the Wars of Religion that swept through the continent.  ... view course details

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  • 16339ARTH 3420  LEC 001

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  • 16340ARTH 3420  DIS 201

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  • 16341ARTH 3420  DIS 202

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  • 16342ARTH 3420  DIS 203

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  • 16343ARTH 3420  DIS 204

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ARTH 3740

Art and everyday life in nineteenth and early-twentieth century America with emphasis on Anglo-European traditions. Considers democratic cultures and identities through topical units: the Peale family ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3740VISST 3740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7842ARTH 3740  LEC 001

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ARTH 4160

Topic for spring 2015: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America view course details

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  • Topic: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America

  • 16777ARTH 4160  SEM 101

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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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6824ARTH 4171  SEM 180

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  • Taught in Washington DC.

ARTH 4310

Topic for spring 2015: Narratives of Medieval Art view course details

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  • Topic: Narratives of Medieval Art

  • 16504ARTH 4310  SEM 101

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ARTH 4507

Topic for spring 2015: The Art Super Star and the Global Art Economy view course details

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  • Topic: The Art Super Star and the Global Art Economy

  • 16476ARTH 4507  SEM 101

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ARTH 4600

Topic for spring 2015: U.S. Art of the 1960's view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4610

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: US Art in the 1960's

  •  8778ARTH 4600  SEM 101

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ARTH 4605

This interdisciplinary seminar capitalizes on the extraordinary loan of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings from a private collection to the Johnson Museum, and an ongoing Mellon Foundation initiative ... view course details

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  • 15984ARTH 4605  SEM 101

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ARTH 4761

Topic for spring 2015: Mass Culture in the Great Depression. This seminar explores public art and popular entertainments as the means for everyday people to politically engage or escape the Great Depression ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4306VISST 4761

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: Mass Culture & the Great Depression

  •  7857ARTH 4761  SEM 101

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ARTH 4856

It is a fundamental part of human activity to dress or cover one's body and environment. While the symbolic significance of such clothing has long been recognized, the activity of producing fabric itself ... view course details

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  • 16443ARTH 4856  SEM 101

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ARTH 4956

"Please Do Not Touch" is one of the signs we are most accustomed to seeing in art museums, yet the very need to make this request demonstrates how objects often invite, seek, even demand that we transgress ... view course details

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  • 17029ARTH 4956  SEM 101

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ARTH 4992

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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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7355ARTH 4992  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7356ARTH 4992  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7357ARTH 4992  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7358ARTH 4992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7359ARTH 4992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7360ARTH 4992  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7361ARTH 4992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7362ARTH 4992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7363ARTH 4992  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7364ARTH 4992  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7453ARTH 4992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7454ARTH 4992  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8430ARTH 4992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8431ARTH 4992  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8432ARTH 4992  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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ARTH 4997

The prospective honors student does rigorous independent readings supervised by a selected thesis advisor. By the end of the semester, an annotated bibliography and detailed outline of the thesis should ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  6819ARTH 4997  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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ARTH 4998

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6820ARTH 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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ARTH 4999

The student under faculty direction prepares a senior thesis. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6821ARTH 4999  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9477ARTH 4999  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17533ARTH 4999  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17534ARTH 4999  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17563ARTH 4999  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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ARTH 5992

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7375ARTH 5992  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7376ARTH 5992  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7377ARTH 5992  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7378ARTH 5992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7379ARTH 5992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7380ARTH 5992  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7381ARTH 5992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7382ARTH 5992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7383ARTH 5992  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7384ARTH 5992  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7455ARTH 5992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7456ARTH 5992  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8434ARTH 5992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8435ARTH 5992  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8436ARTH 5992  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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ARTH 5994

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7365ARTH 5994  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7366ARTH 5994  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7367ARTH 5994  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7368ARTH 5994  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7369ARTH 5994  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7370ARTH 5994  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7371ARTH 5994  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7372ARTH 5994  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7373ARTH 5994  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7374ARTH 5994  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7461ARTH 5994  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7462ARTH 5994  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7966ARTH 5994  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8438ARTH 5994  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8439ARTH 5994  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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ARTH 6160

Topic for spring 2015: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America view course details

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  • Topic: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America

  • 16781ARTH 6160  SEM 101

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ARTH 6310

Topic for spring 2015: Narratives of Medieval Art view course details

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  • Topic: Narratives of Medieval Art

  •  9046ARTH 6310  SEM 101

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ARTH 6507

Topic for spring 2015: The Art Super Star and the Global Art Economy view course details

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  • Topic: The Art Super Star and the Global Art Economy

  • 16478ARTH 6507  SEM 101

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ARTH 6605

This interdisciplinary seminar capitalizes on the extraordinary loan of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings from a private collection to the Johnson Museum, and an ongoing Mellon Foundation initiative ... view course details

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  • 15986ARTH 6605  SEM 101

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ARTH 6856

It is a fundamental part of human activity to dress or cover one's body and environment. While the symbolic significance of such clothing has long been recognized, the activity of producing fabric itself ... view course details

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  • 16445ARTH 6856  SEM 101

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