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History of Material Arts: Ancient Egypt to Modern Europe
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 3.0 credits of first-year studio and 1.0 credit of first-year liberal studies, including the first year writing course with a minimum passing grade of 60%, and an overall average of 60%.
This lecture course draws upon the resources of the Royal Ontario Museum to introduce students to the chronological progression and the stylistic appearances of European ceramics, metalwork and textiles. Students learn to identify and date forms and materials with the knowledge of changing technology, methods of production and manufacturing, and makers' marks. Whenever appropriate, architecture, interior decoration, furniture and costume are included to develop a more complete context of each culture and period.
Anti-requisite: Students who previously took ACAD 2B22 or MAAD 2B22 may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Priority registration for Material Art & Design majors.
Course was last updated June 12, 2009 - 11:51 AM