This course is a chronological, critical history of 19th Century European art, particularly painting. The necessary earlier historical background will be covered at the beginning of the course – Absolutism, the role of the Salon, the French Revolution, and the Enlightenment. The development of individual artists will be considered in relation to major art movements and the shifting socio-political aspects of the period (civic uprisings, the Industrial Revolution, changes in the art market and patronage, etc.). Issues of class, gender, and race will also be emphasized.
AHIS 210 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements. AHIS 210 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).
|Fall 2020 onwards|