An introduction to the history of art with a focus on the transition from Medieval times through the Renaissance and Baroque in Europe. Works of art are studied both as individual monuments with intrinsic aesthetic appeal and as expressions of the needs, ideals, and aspirations of the particular society within which they were created. Artists, patrons and artistic movements are understood within the context of the expanding horizons of the age of exploration and cross-cultural encounters. Not for credit in addition to ARH 102. Requirement Designation: DEC D. Required grade: A through D.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017