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Italian Art History I: Florence Program
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: Must be accepted into the Florence Off-campus Studies Program and have completed 7.5 credits, including 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 VISC credit).
Taught in Florence, Italy, this course traces the development of Italian early Renaissance architecture, painting and sculpture from its origins in the late Middle Ages until the end of the 15th century. Emphasis is placed on field studies of major monuments, museums and galleries in the city and the surrounding area, including a three-day visit to Venice. Lectures provide an historical, social and aesthetic context for the artworks studied, including an examination of the Classical and Medieval sources of early Renaissance art, the role of symbols, allegories and mysticism, and concepts of space in architecture.
Notes: Only available to students enrolled in the Florence program. Students who have previously taken FLOR 3B01 may not take this course for further credit.
Course was last updated June 12, 2009 - 11:37 AM