Art and Art History
Art and Art History
101 Hanes Art Center, CB# 3405
First Session, 2021
ARTH 242 Archaeology of Egypt (CLAR 242) (3)
MAYMESTER. ONLINE. A survey of the archaeological remains of ancient Egypt, from the earliest settlements of the Neolithic period until the end of the New Kingdom. REMOTE ONLY-MOSTLY ASYNCHRONOUS.
ARTH 285 Art Since 1960 (3)
This course will explore major trends in Western art since 1960. It focuses on key contemporary movements and their relations to social, cultural, and political contexts. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.
ARTH 551 Introduction to Museum Studies (3)
MAYMESTER. Introduces careers in museum and other cultural institutions. Readings and interactions with museum professionals expose participants to curation, collection management, conservation, exhibition design, administration, publication, educational programming, and fundraising. REMOTE ONLY-ALL ASYNCHRONOUS.
NOTE: All studio classes meet for a double period each day.
Courses listed with Variable credit hours normally carry 3.0. Additional credit hours can be arranged only with permission of the instructor.
ARTS 103 Sculpture (3)
Studio course introduces concepts and strategies of working in three dimensions. Project-based coursework develops understanding of ideation process and creative problem solving. Ideas about sculpture are further expanded by considering works by contemporary artists. Students develop aesthetic sensibility, analytical capacity, and fundamental skills in sculptural media. Foundation requirement for studio majors. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.
ARTS 132 Collage: Strategies for Thinking and Making (3)
MAYMESTER. Collage is both an artistic technique and a way of thinking. Even though its historical roots stem from the early 20th century, it is an image-construction strategy that is almost ubiquitous today. Using a variety of conceptual and media approaches, this course explores strategies of collage in contemporary studio practice. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.
Second Session, 2021
ARTH 151 History of Western Art I (3)
This is the first semester of a two-semester survey that is designed to acquaint the beginning student with the historical development of art and with the offerings and instructors of the art history faculty. ARTH 151 covers ancient, medieval, and early Renaissance periods. REMOTE ONLY-MOSTLY ASYNCHRONOUS.
ARTH 155 African Art Survey (3)
A selective survey of sub-Saharan African art (sculpture, painting, architecture, performance, personal decoration) in myriad social contexts (ceremony, politics, royalty, domestic arenas, cross-cultural exchanges, colonialism, postcolonialism, the international art world). REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.
All studio classes meet for a double period each day.
ARTS 105 Basic Photo (3)
Focusing on creative digital photography, this course provides an introduction to the concepts and techniques to digital imagery and lens-based media. Includes method of interpretation, analysis of images, scanning, retouching, color correction, basic composition, and inkjet printing. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.