AHIS 1210: Monumental Artworks in Context

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course examines various artworks and critically evaluates primary relationships to areas of concern such as location, artistic impact, stylization, mythology, historic ideology, and finally the importance of the artistic achievements themselves. Specific monuments will be established by the instructor based on the location of the external studies program. Students will be encouraged to look at specific artworks critically and evaluate the historical contributions made by each monument of work chosen. Artworks will be discussed as historically significant and therefore, each student will be asked to assess the importance of these works as they contribute to our understanding of art in history. Students will be required to complete regular assignments and specified assessments in the field to successfully complete the course. This course requires at least 48 hours of instruction, inclusive of on-campus lectures, orientation, and field work.

This course may be run concurrently with AHIS 1110 (six credits) or individually, as a special topics Art History External Studies course in a specified location.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the European External Studies Program and permission of the instructor.

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