ART 203 Renaissance Art and Architecture:from Michelangelo and Leonardo to Bosch and Dürer (3 credits)
This course analyzes key works of art and architecture and art historical trends from the period of the 14th to 17th century. The focus of our exploration will be on the art of Europe, with a particular emphasis on Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands. We will discuss the careers and works of artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Albrecht Dürer, and will also explore the social and historical context of the art they produced. Attention will be paid to a variety of art forms, including painting, sculpture, and architecture.
No prerequisites. Fulfills Art/Lit requirement.