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Upcoming Art History Courses

For the most up-to-date information, consult the UW Time Schedule.

Please note: Due to space and resource limitations during the regular school year, we are unable to offer studio courses to non-matriculated students. Non-matriculated students are welcome during summer quarter. Auditors are not allowed in studio courses.

Autumn 2016

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut ART H 201: Survey Of Western Art-Ancient

Major achievements in painting, sculpture, architecture, and the decorative arts in Europe, the Near East, and North Africa, from prehistoric times to the beginnings of Christianity.

VLPA
A - 10493 Levin-Richardson, Sarah M W F 13:30-14:50
aut ART H 209: Themes And Topics In Art History: From Athena to Lady Gaga: Art in the Modern Imagination

Introduces students to new ideas, developing themes, and current research in art history and visual culture.

Ever wondered why some of Picasso's artworks look as primitive as cave paintings? Or wondered how to talk about such art, or explain the astronomical prices Picasso fetches at auction? Did prehistoric cave dwellers have a notion of art, or is our thinking and historicizing about art a product of...

VLPA
A - 10494 Marek Wieczorek MTWThF 11:30-12:20
aut ART H 212: Chinese Art And Visual Culture

Surveys the highlights of Chinese visual arts from the Neolithic to the present. Studies jade, bronze, lacquer, silk, Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, calligraphy, painting, architecture, film, and installation art forms at a moment in Chinese history when work in those media was especially innovative and important.

I&S, VLPA, W
A - 10496 Haicheng Wang MTW 13:30-14:20
aut ART H 212: Chinese Art And Visual Culture

Surveys the highlights of Chinese visual arts from the Neolithic to the present. Studies jade, bronze, lacquer, silk, Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, calligraphy, painting, architecture, film, and installation art forms at a moment in Chinese history when work in those media was especially innovative and important.

W
AA - 10497 Th 10:30-11:20
aut ART H 212: Chinese Art And Visual Culture

Surveys the highlights of Chinese visual arts from the Neolithic to the present. Studies jade, bronze, lacquer, silk, Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, calligraphy, painting, architecture, film, and installation art forms at a moment in Chinese history when work in those media was especially innovative and important.

W
AB - 10498 Th 11:30-12:20
aut ART H 212: Chinese Art And Visual Culture

Surveys the highlights of Chinese visual arts from the Neolithic to the present. Studies jade, bronze, lacquer, silk, Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, calligraphy, painting, architecture, film, and installation art forms at a moment in Chinese history when work in those media was especially innovative and important.

AC - 10499 Th 13:30-14:20
aut ART H 212: Chinese Art And Visual Culture

Surveys the highlights of Chinese visual arts from the Neolithic to the present. Studies jade, bronze, lacquer, silk, Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, calligraphy, painting, architecture, film, and installation art forms at a moment in Chinese history when work in those media was especially innovative and important.

AD - 10500 Th 14:30-15:20
aut ART H 260: Fashion, Nation, And Culture

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ITAL 260/JSIS A 260; W.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10501 Gaylard, Susan L T Th 13:30-14:50
aut ART H 260: Fashion, Nation, And Culture

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ITAL 260/JSIS A 260; W.

AA - 10502 F 13:30-14:20
aut ART H 260: Fashion, Nation, And Culture

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ITAL 260/JSIS A 260; W.

AB - 10503 F 14:30-15:20
aut ART H 260: Fashion, Nation, And Culture

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ITAL 260/JSIS A 260; W.

AC - 10504 F 13:30-14:20
aut ART H 260: Fashion, Nation, And Culture

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ITAL 260/JSIS A 260; W.

AD - 10505 F 14:30-15:20
aut ART H 290: History Of Architecture

Introduction to the history of architecture across a broad range of cultural contexts.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10507 Meredith Clausen M W F 10:30-11:50
aut ART H 309: Topics In Art History

Topics vary.

VLPA
A - 10508 Rice, Kolya. M W F 08:30-09:50
aut ART H 341: Greek Art And Archaeology

Survey of the material remains and the developing styles in sculpture, vase painting, architecture, and the minor arts from the geometric to the Hellenistic periods, illustrated by slides. Principal sites and monuments, as well as techniques and methods of excavation, are examined in an attempt to reconstruct the material culture of antiquity. Offered: jointly with CL AR 341.

VLPA
A - 10510 Topper, Kathryn R. M W F 09:30-10:20
aut ART H 361: Italian Renaissance Art

Sculpture, painting, and architecture from 1300 to 1600.

VLPA
A - 22645 Erin Giffin M W F 10:30-11:50
aut ART H 373: Southern Baroque Art

Art of Italy and Spain, circa 1590 to circa 1710.

VLPA
A - 10511 M W F 09:00-10:20
aut ART H 384: American Art

Achievements and issues in painting, architecture, sculpture, and other arts in the United States from the colonial era to the present.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10512 Rice, Kolya. M W F 12:00-13:20
aut ART H 400: Art History And Criticism

Courses on special topics, frequently by visiting faculty, which cannot be offered on a continuing basis. Consult art history office for subjects offered.

VLPA
A - 10513 Stuart Lingo M W 13:30-14:50
aut ART H 400: Art History And Criticism

Courses on special topics, frequently by visiting faculty, which cannot be offered on a continuing basis. Consult art history office for subjects offered.

VLPA
C - 10515 Ivan Drpić Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART H 413: Selected Topics In Chinese Art

Specific theme or area of Chinese art, such as the art of Bronze Age China or Chinese painting under Communist rule.

VLPA
A - 23188 Haicheng Wang M 14:30-17:20
aut ART H 442: Greek Painting

Study of painted decoration on Greek vases, with emphasis on stylistic developments and cultural and historical influences. Painting on other media also examined as evidence allows. Offered: jointly with CL AR 442.

VLPA
A - 10516 Topper, Kathryn R. M W F 11:30-12:20
aut ART H 473: Topics In Baroque Art

Approaches to the study of Baroque art through particular themes, genres, contexts, new research, and emerging issues. Focus varies from year to year.

VLPA
A - 10517 M W 12:00-13:20
aut ART H 498: Individual Projects, Undergraduate Practicum

Fieldwork or internships in art-related areas in the community. Practical experience in areas such as arts administration, gallery and museum operations, collection cataloguing, curatorial responsibilities, and art education. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10519 to be arranged -
aut ART H 499: Individual Projects A - 10520 to be arranged -
aut ART H 501: Seminar In The General Field Of Art A - 10523 to be arranged -
aut ART H 511: Seminar In Chinese Art

Critical appraisal of the principal research methods, theories, and types of literature dealing with the art of China.

A - 23141 Haicheng Wang M 14:30-17:20
aut ART H 523: Topics In Italian And Northern Renaissance Art

Investigates a series of variable topics in Italian and Northern Renaissance art.

A - 10525 Stuart Lingo M W 13:30-14:50
aut ART H 524: Topics In Baroque And Eighteenth Century Western Art

Investigates a series of variable topics in baroque and eighteenth century Western art.

A - 10526 M W 12:00-13:20
aut ART H 551: Seminar In Early Christian, Byzantine, And/or Medieval Art And Architecture

Problems in early Christian, Byzantine, and medieval art and architecture. Content varies. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

A - 10529 Ivan Drpić Th 14:30-17:20
aut ART H 597: Graduate Internship

Internship in the field of art history with a museum, gallery, or other faculty-approved art or architectural institution that can offer the student substantial research or curatorial experience. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10530 to be arranged -
aut ART H 598: Master's Practicum

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10531 to be arranged -
aut ART H 599: Reading And Writing Projects

Art historical issues, methods, and materials. Required of all graduate majors registered in 400-level art history courses. Open also to graduate nonmajors.

A - 10532 to be arranged -
aut ART H 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 10533 to be arranged -
aut ART H 700: Master's Thesis

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10534 to be arranged -
aut ART H 800: Doctoral Dissertation

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10535 to be arranged -

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