ARTH 3611

ARTH 3611

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This course surveys the art and architecture of South Asia since 1200 CE. We cover major developments over the last eight centuries, including the architecture of the Sultanate Period, Vijaynagar, painting and architecture in the Deccan and South India, Mughal art and architecture, and Rajput painting. We look at British period colonial art and architecture, the rise of nationalism and modernism in Indian art and the circulation of vernacular images, including posters and bazaar prints in the twentieth century. The recent globalization of South Asian contemporary art is also examined. Artistic movements are situated with reference to social, economic, and political developments.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS, ALC-AS, HST-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3382

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18891 ARTH 3611   LEC 001

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Dadi, I

  • Instruction Mode: Online