AHIS 120 - Visual Arts: Survey II (LS)
This survey course introduces students to selected histories and methods of the visual arts. Designed to support studio-based education in Fine Arts, Crafts, Design, Media Arts & Digital Technologies, this course emphasizes skills and knowledge relevant to all visual art disciplines. Western visual culture is considered in its world context; artworks and artifacts are discussed in terms of their function as conveyors of complex cultural values and meanings. Survey II deals primarily with visual arts from the beginning of the 16th century through to the third quarter of the 19th century. The crucial role this period plays in the development of modernity and modernism will be emphasized.