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2021 Summer

SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - ART100 Summer 2021


Course
Alena Foustkova
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Lessons

Here is the course outline:

1. Day 1 - Course syllabus, Introductory lecture

May 31 9am .. 12pm

Topic: Course Introduction, Design elements and principles

2. Day 2 - Mesopotamia + Egyptian Art

Jun 1 9am .. 12pm

Topic: Ancient art: 3 thousand BC – 1st century BCE Description: Mesopotamia + Egyptian Art The cradle of civilization + Civilization obsessed with death Topic for the Individual student presentation 1 (5%) Homework: - Review pdf lectures + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the in-class discussion at the start of lecture 3.

3. Day 3 + 4 - The Pre-Greek Art + Greek Art (combined)

Jun 2 9am .. 12pm

This lecture will be combined to cover the whole Greek Art due to my absence on Thursday, June 3 due to the AAU State exams. Topic for the Individual student presentation topics 1 (5%) Homework: - Watch the mandatory documentaries related to the lectures – each lecture will be complemented by one episode – questions related to it will be asked at the start of the following class. - Review the pdf lecture + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the in-class discussion at the start of lecture 5. - Students submit written answers to the review questions of weeks 1 – 4 to NEO before week 2, 30%. Topic: 3000 BC – 1100 BCE Description: The Aegean: The Pre-Greek Art The cradle of Western art and democracy - Review the pdf lecture + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the in-class discussion at the start of lecture 4. Topic: 5th century BC – 2nd century BC Description: Classical Greek Art, Hellenistic Art

4. Day 5 - The Etruscan Art + Roman Art

Jun 7 9am .. 12pm

DUE - the first written review questions - 30% Topic: 4th century – 2nd century BC Description: The Etruscan Art + Roman Art Individual student presentation topics 3 (5%) Homework: - Mandatory video to watch 2 - Review the pdf lecture + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the online in-class discussion at the start of lecture 6.

5. Day 6 - Early Christian art, Byzantine Art, Islamic art

Jun 8 9am .. 12pm

Topic: 1st - 10th century CE Description: Early Christian art, Byzantine Art, Islamic art Individual student presentation topics 4 (5%) Homework: - Review the pdf lecture + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the online in-class discussion at the start of lecture 7.

6. Day 7 - Romanesque + Gothic Art

Jun 9 9am .. 12pm

Topic: 11th – 12th century Description: Christian Romanesque Art - The time of crusades and pilgrimages 13th – 14th century + Gothic Art - Christian sensitivity and Christian stories as the main subject matter Individual student presentation topics 5 (5%) Homework: - Mandatory video to watch 3 - Review the pdf lecture + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the online in-class discussion at the start of lecture 8. - Students submit the second written summary answers to the review questions of days 5 – 7 to NEO before week 3 (by Monday, June 14, 9 am), 30%.

7. Day 8 - Renaissance: Italy + Northern Europe

Jun 14 9am .. 12pm

Topic: 15th + 16th century Renaissance: Italy + Northern Europe Individual student presentation topics 6 (5%) Homework: - Mandatory video to watch 4 - Review the pdf lectures + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the in-class discussion at the start of lecture 9. - Students submit the third written summary answers to the review questions of days 8 – 10 to NEO by Friday, June 18, 9 am), 30%.

8. Day 9 - Mannerism + Baroque

Jun 15 9am .. 12pm

Topic: 17th + 18th century Mannerism + Baroque Individual student presentation topics 7 (5%) Homework: - Mandatory video to watch 5 - Review the pdf lecture + Find relevant chapters in the online textbook for the online in-class discussion at the start of lecture 10.

9. Day 10 - Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st century

Jun 16 9am .. 12pm

Topic: Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st century Individual student presentation topics 8 (5%) End of the course. The third written reviews are DUE! (30%) Description: Variety of art styles represented by the art movements of realism, romanticism, art nouveau, impressionism and modern styles like cubism and related styles.

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