Art - Spring 2018

Survey Vis Art: Prehis-Medvl — 3311
ART 1550 – 3 credits
Debra D. Eck

Provides art and non-art majors with an overview of the historical evolution of the visual arts from the prehistoric through medieval periods. An overview of art from non-European cultures is also presented. Students will explore artistic philosophies, styles, media, materials, and the evolving function of art in society. Students are introduced to the formal structure of works of art and will study new methods and materials. Links between technical evolution and its relationship to stylistic change are explored. The influence of major philosophical shifts in culture-at-large on the arts is also emphasized. Material is presented through slide lectures, videotapes, classroom discussions, and readings. Course requires extensive reading, some writing, and participation in discussion groups. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD