History of Art (ARTH)Arts and Sciences

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ARTH 1152

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  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 1153

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 1154

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ARTH 2000

This course will introduce you to the field of Visual Studies.  Visual Studies seeks to define and improve our visual relationship to nature and culture after the modern surge in technology and knowledge.  ... 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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  •  8565ARTH 2019  SEM 101

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

  •  8963ARTH 2101  LEC 001

ARTH 2200

Why did the Gorgon turn people into stone? Did Cleopatra really have such a big nose? Did the Romans make wax death masks? Should the British Museum return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece? Come and explore ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7732ARTH 2200  LEC 001

  •  7793ARTH 2200  DIS 201

  •  7794ARTH 2200  DIS 202

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

  •  7571ARTH 2600  DIS 202

  •  7572ARTH 2600  DIS 203

  •  7573ARTH 2600  DIS 204

  •  7574ARTH 2600  DIS 205

  •  8527ARTH 2600  DIS 207

  •  7575ARTH 2600  DIS 208

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

  •  8906ARTH 3010  SEM 101

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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  •   Combined with: VISST 3443

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16255ARTH 3440  LEC 001

ARTH 3510

This course is a survey of the visual art and material cultural traditions of sub-Saharan Africa. It aims at investigating the different forms of visual artistic traditions in relation to their historical ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 3501

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17114ARTH 3510  LEC 001

ARTH 3600

This course discusses new art practices since the 1960s. Although numerous artistic experiments took place during the first half of the twentieth century, it was with the declining importance of modernist ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: VISST 3600

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16257ARTH 3600  LEC 001

ARTH 3765

This course traces the exchanges between spectacular entertainments and avant-garde art that shaped late nineteenth-century European visual culture, and gave rise to collective spectatorship transgressing ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FREN 3765VISST 3765

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16389ARTH 3765  LEC 001

ARTH 3820

As an island nation east of the Asian continent, Japan developed a unique culture that reflects both continental and indigenous characteristics. This course examines pre- and post-contact with continental ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3381

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16380ARTH 3820  LEC 001

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

  •  6182ARTH 4171  SEM 180

  • Taught in Washington DC.

ARTH 4351

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • Topic: Ravenna

  • 16743ARTH 4351  SEM 101

ARTH 4577

The aim of this course is to present a map of theories and artistic strategies in order to better understand the validity of the anachronism and obsolescence in today's culture. During recent years, artists ... view course details

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  • 17488ARTH 4577  SEM 101

ARTH 4604

This course evaluates the immense popularity of 17th-century Dutch artists Rembrandt and Vermeer. Together these two great exponents of the Golden Age span three-quarters of their century, from ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6604VISST 4604

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16383ARTH 4604  SEM 101

ARTH 4642

The goal of this course is to investigate in-depth the principles of aesthetics and philosophy of African visual arts. The course will offer a critical survey of the different writings and the growing ... view course details

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  • 17116ARTH 4642  SEM 101

ARTH 4748

Classical literature has bequeathed us the names of many celebrated Greek artists, from Pheidias, who made the colossal statue of Olympian Zeus, to Apelles, the court painter of Alexander the Great. Strikingly, ... view course details

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  • 16400ARTH 4748  SEM 101

ARTH 4754

This seminar provides a higher-level general introduction to, and survey of, contemporary theories, methods, and approaches in the archaeology of the Mediterranean world. Rather than focusing on a specific ... view course details

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  • 16980ARTH 4754  SEM 101

ARTH 4761

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • Topic: Mass Culture in the Great Depression

  •  7128ARTH 4761  SEM 101

ARTH 4816

China, a cultural giant of East Asia, made a passive entrance into modernity. With the advent of Western and American colonialism and imperialism, coupled with recent successes in westernization by the ... view course details

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  • 16385ARTH 4816  SEM 101

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

  •  6691ARTH 4992  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6692ARTH 4992  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6693ARTH 4992  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6694ARTH 4992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6695ARTH 4992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6696ARTH 4992  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6697ARTH 4992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6698ARTH 4992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6699ARTH 4992  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6700ARTH 4992  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6787ARTH 4992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6788ARTH 4992  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7576ARTH 4992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7577ARTH 4992  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7578ARTH 4992  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  • 17247ARTH 4992  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

ARTH 4998

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6178ARTH 4998  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

ARTH 4999

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6179ARTH 4999  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7972ARTH 4999  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8937ARTH 4999  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8938ARTH 4999  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8945ARTH 4999  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18543ARTH 4999  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18544ARTH 4999  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

ARTH 5992

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  6711ARTH 5992  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6712ARTH 5992  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6713ARTH 5992  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6714ARTH 5992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6715ARTH 5992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6716ARTH 5992  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6717ARTH 5992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6718ARTH 5992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6719ARTH 5992  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6720ARTH 5992  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6789ARTH 5992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6790ARTH 5992  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7579ARTH 5992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7580ARTH 5992  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7581ARTH 5992  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17230ARTH 5992  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

ARTH 5994

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  6701ARTH 5994  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6702ARTH 5994  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bernstock, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6703ARTH 5994  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6704ARTH 5994  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6705ARTH 5994  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6706ARTH 5994  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6707ARTH 5994  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6708ARTH 5994  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6709ARTH 5994  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Meixner, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6710ARTH 5994  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6795ARTH 5994  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6796ARTH 5994  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7218ARTH 5994  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7582ARTH 5994  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Cohen Suarez, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7583ARTH 5994  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17231ARTH 5994  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

ARTH 6351

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • Topic: Ravenna

  • 16738ARTH 6351  SEM 101

ARTH 6506

The goal of this course is to investigate in-depth the principles of aesthetics and philosophy of African visual arts. The course will offer a critical survey of the different writings and the growing ... view course details

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  • 17886ARTH 6506  SEM 101

ARTH 6560

This course investigates the emergence of aesthetics as its own philosophical discipline at the end of the eighteenth century.  In a first phase, we will examine the rationalist articulation of aesthetics ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GERST 6560PHIL 6951

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17897ARTH 6560  SEM 101

ARTH 6604

This course evaluates the immense popularity of 17th-century Dutch artists Rembrandt and Vermeer. Together these two great exponents of the Golden Age span three-quarters of their century, from ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: ARTH 4604VISST 4604

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16382ARTH 6604  SEM 101

ARTH 6748

Classical literature has bequeathed us the names of many celebrated Greek artists, from Pheidias, who made the colossal statue of Olympian Zeus, to Apelles, the court painter of Alexander the Great. Strikingly, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16414ARTH 6748  SEM 101

ARTH 6754

This seminar provides a higher-level general introduction to, and survey of, contemporary theories, methods, and approaches in the archaeology of the Mediterranean world. Rather than focusing on a specific ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16985ARTH 6754  SEM 101

ARTH 6761

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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  • Topic: Mass Culture in the Great Depression

  • 16748ARTH 6761  SEM 101

ARTH 6816

China, a cultural giant of East Asia, made a passive entrance into modernity. With the advent of Western and American colonialism and imperialism, coupled with recent successes in westernization by the ... view course details

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  • 16387ARTH 6816  SEM 101