ART*394*12 Description

SpTp: Medieval Art & Architec

A thematic survey of art made in Europe between the years 500 and 1300, particularly focusing on: the transformation from the Roman Empire to Medieval Europe; the problem of picturing the sacred; and encounters among different religious and ethnic groups. Coursework will entail looking exercises, written assignments, essay-based exams, and regular discussion of readings. ART 200 recommended but not required.