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Through close reading and discussion of influential art-historical texts this course will critically survey various approaches that have characterized the interpretive discourse on art from the Renaissance to the present day. Topics will include (auto-) biography, stylistic/formal analysis, connoisseurship, iconography and iconology, patronage and reception, social history, Marxist perspectives, psychoanalytic approaches, semiotics and structuralism, postmodernism, postcolonialism, deconstruction, feminism and gender studies.

Prerequisites

45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including 6 AHIS credits at the 100 or 200-level

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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