ART1A: ART HISTORY
A critical survey of the influences and development of painting, architecture, sculpture, and minor arts from pre-history to the Byzantine/Romanesque eras, including the art of primitive people. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.
- Identify and describe the major and minor arts, techniques and characteristics in various art movements spanning from Paleolithic times through the Late Gothic
- Recognize and identify examples of major architecture, painting and sculpture noting contributions of the major artists and the dates, schools and their characteristics
- Denote and identify the role of the minor arts (historical and aesthetic value) from the prehistoric and primitive through the Gothic era in Europe
- Recognize and demonstrate the historical, philosophical, and technical contributions of art to the culture and individual
- Identify and describe the contributions and innovations of Near Eastern, prehistoric, Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Early Christian, Byzantine, and Gothic painting, sculpture and architecture using dates, times, places, artists and techniques