Costello

Manet(s) and Modernism(s) (3 Cr.)

This seminar considers the pivotal figure of Edouard Manet. Combining a study of paintings from throughout his career, with close readings of primary sources, we will assess the key aspects of his style and subject matter. We will also consider art historical to his work and relationship to modernity. For each lecture, Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings. They will write an annotated bibliography of all these readings to be turned in at the end of the semester.

Manet(s) and Modernism(s) (3 Cr.)

This seminar considers the pivotal figure of Edouard Manet. Combining a study of paintings from throughout his career, with close readings of primary sources, we will assess the key aspects of his style and subject matter. We will also consider art historical to his work and relationship to modernity.
Graduate Equivalency: HART 552. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 452 and HART 552.

Capitalism and Culture (3 cr.)

This seminar will examine the way European culture, especially art, was shaped by the rise of the monetary economy and capitalism, beginning in the late Middle Ages and continuing into modern times. Faculty will meet separately on a bi-weekly basis with graduate students in the class who will also be assigned extra readings. Graduate work will be evaluated on a more challenging scale, with particular attention to methodological and interpretive rigor.
Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 344. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 544 and HART 344.

Capitalism and Culture (3 cr.)

This seminar will examine the way European culture, especially art, was shaped by the rise of the monetary economy and capitalism, beginning in the late Middle Ages and continuing into modern times.
Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 544. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 344 and HART 544.

Age of Romanticism in Europe (3 cr.)

This course will consider the emergence and flourishing of Romanticism in the visual arts in Europe. We will consider artists from France, Germany and Britain, including Eugene Delacroix, J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Caspar David Friedrich. We will combine study of paintings with readings of contemporaneous philosophers and writers, including Hegel and Byron. For each lecture, Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings. They will write an annotated bibliography of all these readings to be turned in at the end of the semester.

Age of Romanticism in Europe (3 cr.)

This course will consider the emergence and flourishing of Romanticism in the visual arts in Europe. We will consider artists from France, Germany and Britain, including Eugene Delacroix, J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Caspar David Friedrich. We will combine study of paintings with readings of contemporaneous philosophers and writers, including Hegel and Byron.
Graduate Equivalency: HART 554

Impressionism and Post-Impressionism (3 cr.)

This class will explore painting in France from approximately 1865 to 1900. Mixing lectures and classroom discussion, we will focus on individual artists including Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, Georges Seurat, Vincent van Gogh, and Paul Cezanne. We will also consider and discuss a set of critical issues surrounding these painters, including the politics of gender and class within the changing urban setting of Paris. For each lecture, Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings.