ART 111 - Art History II to Art from the Renaissance through Contemporary Times

Course Description

This course surveys the artistic styles from the Renaissance through the 21st Century. Painting, sculpture and architecture are studied as individual works in relationship to their social and religious backgrounds. Issues concerning iconography and biography will also be a focus of this course. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Analyze representative art of the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neo-Classical, Romantic, Realist, Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Expressionist periods. The many "isms" of 20th Century Art as well as the art of the 21st Century Post-Modern Era will also be covered in this class. Explain the techniques used in painting, sculpture and architecture of the period. Define the technical terms associated with the description of art. Identify stylistic changes affected by geography, politics and religion. Interpret biographical data of the individual artists wherever possible. Visually identify stylistic differentiation of any work(s) from the above time periods.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: Prereq ENG 050 and REA 050