History of Art (ARTH)Arts and Sciences

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ARTH 1162

This seminar considers art and visual culture as sites through which we engage history, philosophy, and the world around us. From art objects to movies, book covers to social media we encounter images ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17655ARTH 1162  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Fresko, L

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

ARTH 1163

This course will allow freshmen to answer the question: from where, and how, did the idea evolve that one might catch a picture in a net, as one might catch not only a butterfly but the piece of sky in ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17654ARTH 1163  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Moisey, A

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

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2000COML 2000VISST 2000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5426ARTH 2000  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Moisey, A

  • 17269ARTH 2000  DIS 201

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  • 17270ARTH 2000  DIS 202

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  • 17271ARTH 2000  DIS 203

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  • 17272ARTH 2000  DIS 204

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  • 17273ARTH 2000  DIS 205

    • F
    • Moisey, A

  • 17274ARTH 2000  DIS 206

    • F
    • Moisey, A

ARTH 2355

Survey lecture course covering the creation, encoding, and reception of Medieval (roughly AD 500-1500) European, Byzantine, and Islamic architecture, ornament, manuscripts, liturgical and luxury objects.  ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MEDVL 2355

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9281ARTH 2355  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Anderson, B

      Robinson, C

  •  9282ARTH 2355  DIS 201

    • W
    • Anderson, B

      Robinson, C

  •  9283ARTH 2355  DIS 202

    • R
    • Anderson, B

      Robinson, C

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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  •  9071ARTH 3010  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Gaskins, B

ARTH 3225

This lecture class centers on the formative periods of ancient Greek culture, the centuries from about 800-300 BCE. Its aim is to place Greece within the cosmopolitan networks of the Mediterranean and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARKEO 3225CLASS 3735

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15661ARTH 3225  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Alexandridis, A

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

  • 15654ARTH 3440  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Lazzaro, C

ARTH 3565

This course surveys the artistic and architectural traditions of Latin America during the period of Spanish colonial rule (ca. 1520s-1820s).  It will center on visual cultures of the viceroyalties of New ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 3565VISST 3565

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15656ARTH 3565  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

ARTH 3651

The work of women artists has been central to the development of new media art. These rich and varied practices include installation, virtual reality environments, net art, digital video, networked performance, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FGSS 3655VISST 3651

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15659ARTH 3651  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Fernandez, M

ARTH 3800

This course offers a survey of the art and culture of China, from the Neolithic period to the 20th century. We begin with an inquiry into the meaning of national boundaries and the controversy of the Han ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARKEO 3800ASIAN 3383

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8683ARTH 3800  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Pan, A

ARTH 3850

The arts of Southeast Asia are studied in their social context, since in traditional societies creative processes are often mapped on the sequence of events that compose human lives. We will be looking ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3350VISST 3696

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15909ARTH 3850  LEC 001

    • TR
    • McGowan, K

ARTH 3902

The intersectionality between the political landscapes of nation spaces, economic and political forces will be undertaken through curatorial practices for museums and the art market including international ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6902

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17074ARTH 3902  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Rickard, J

ARTH 4155

This seminar will investigate question such, such as: How does the inclusion of technologically engaged practices in the history of Latin American art challenge our understanding of this art? Are there ... view course details

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  • Topic: Latin American Modernisms and Technology

  •  9205ARTH 4155  SEM 101

    • W
    • Fernandez, M

ARTH 4160

The colonial period in Latin America (circa 1521-1820s) witnessed the formation of one of the most diverse societies in the world.  Labor regimes, religious activities, marriage alliances, and commercial ... view course details

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  • Topic: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America

  • 16952ARTH 4160  SEM 101

    • R
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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

  •  6372ARTH 4171  SEM 180

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

ARTH 4353

This traveling seminar explores the history and archaeology of one of the largest metropoleis of the ancient world. Situated on the west coast of Anatolia (or Asia Minor), modern Turkey, Ephesos was part ... view course details

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  • 17078ARTH 4353  SEM 101

    • W
    • Alexandridis, A

      Anderson, B

ARTH 4558

This course examines how memory has been expressed in Jewish tradition in physical and spatial form, especially though the creation of commemorative objects, records, markers, monuments and museums. The ... view course details

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  • 16876ARTH 4558  SEM 101

    • R
    • Staff

ARTH 4606

Rembrandt was typical and exceptional in seventeenth-century Holland: typical because subject to the same market forces as others, and exceptional because he flouted that market, alienated patrons, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 6606

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15705ARTH 4606  SEM 101

    • T
    • Pincus, L

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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  • 16520ARTH 4820  SEM 101

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    • Pan, A

ARTH 4851

The twin phenomena of performing and collecting are as old as time, and both require an intense entanglement with things. This seminar examines the significance of objects and their related texts within ... view course details

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  • 16884ARTH 4851  SEM 101

    • W
    • McGowan, K

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

  •  6872ARTH 4992  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6873ARTH 4992  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6874ARTH 4992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6875ARTH 4992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6876ARTH 4992  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6877ARTH 4992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6878ARTH 4992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6879ARTH 4992  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6960ARTH 4992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6961ARTH 4992  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7614ARTH 4992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7615ARTH 4992  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7616ARTH 4992  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  8421ARTH 4992  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  9530ARTH 4992  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Johnson, C

ARTH 4999

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9232ARTH 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17090ARTH 4999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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

  •  6888ARTH 5992  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6889ARTH 5992  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6890ARTH 5992  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6891ARTH 5992  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6892ARTH 5992  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6893ARTH 5992  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6894ARTH 5992  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6895ARTH 5992  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6962ARTH 5992  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6963ARTH 5992  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7617ARTH 5992  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7618ARTH 5992  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7619ARTH 5992  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8418ARTH 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

  •  6880ARTH 5994  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6881ARTH 5994  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Dadi, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6882ARTH 5994  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fernandez, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6883ARTH 5994  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Finley, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6884ARTH 5994  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hassan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6885ARTH 5994  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lazzaro, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6886ARTH 5994  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McGowan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6887ARTH 5994  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Rickard, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6968ARTH 5994  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pan, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6969ARTH 5994  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Robinson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7303ARTH 5994  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pincus, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7620ARTH 5994  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7621ARTH 5994  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8419ARTH 5994  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Moisey, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9531ARTH 5994  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Johnson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9665ARTH 5994  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Samuels, S

ARTH 6155

This seminar will investigate question such, such as: How does the inclusion of technologically engaged practices in the history of Latin American art challenge our understanding of this art? Are there ... view course details

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  • Topic: Latin American Modernisms and Technology

  •  9208ARTH 6155  SEM 101

    • W
    • Fernandez, M

ARTH 6160

The colonial period in Latin America (circa 1521-1820s) witnessed the formation of one of the most diverse societies in the world.  Labor regimes, religious activities, marriage alliances, and commercial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Art and Identity in Colonial Latin America

  • 16956ARTH 6160  SEM 101

    • R
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

ARTH 6353

This traveling seminar explores the history and archaeology of one of the largest metropoleis of the ancient world. Situated on the west coast of Anatolia (or Asia Minor), modern Turkey, Ephesos was part ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17084ARTH 6353  SEM 101

    • W
    • Alexandridis, A

      Anderson, B

ARTH 6558

This course examines how memory has been expressed in Jewish tradition in physical and spatial form, especially though the creation of commemorative objects, records, markers, monuments and museums. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16878ARTH 6558  SEM 101

    • R
    • Staff

ARTH 6606

Rembrandt was typical and exceptional in seventeenth-century Holland: typical because subject to the same market forces as others, and exceptional because he flouted that market, alienated patrons, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 4606

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15706ARTH 6606  SEM 101

    • T
    • Pincus, L

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
  • 16523ARTH 6820  SEM 101

    • T
    • Pan, A

ARTH 6851

The twin phenomena of performing and collecting are as old as time, and both require an intense entanglement with things. This seminar examines the significance of objects and their related texts within ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16889ARTH 6851  SEM 101

    • W
    • McGowan, K

ARTH 6902

The intersectionality between the political landscapes of nation spaces, economic and political forces will be undertaken through curatorial practices for museums and the art market including international ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 3902

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17075ARTH 6902  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Rickard, J