ART 204 Baroque Art and Architecture:from Bernini and Caravaggio to Rubens and Rembrandt (3 credits)
This course analyzes key monuments and art historical trends from the late 16th century to the mid 18th 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 Caravaggio, Gianlorenzo Bernini, Artemisia Gentileschi, and Jan Vermeer, 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.