Wolfthal

Multicultural Europe,1400-1700 (3 cr.)

The art of Europe was never the product of a single culture working in isolation. This seminar will explore the multicultural aspects of medieval and early modern Europe by focusing on the visual culture of groups who defined themselves or are today defined by nationality, race, or religion. Cross-list: HIST 443, MDEM 435. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 535. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 435 and HART 535.

The Age of Rembrandt (3 cr.)

This course will examine Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century art, including major masters, such as Rembrandt, Rubens, and Vermeer, and major developments, such as the rise of still life, genre, and landscape painting. It will also explore women artists, Delft tiles, doll's houses, and multicultural aspects of art production. 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.

The Age of Rembrandt (3 cr.)

This course will examine Dutch and Flemish seventeenth‐century art, including major masters, such as Rembrandt, Rubens, and Vermeer, and major
developments, such as the rise of still life, genre, and landscape painting. It will also explore women artists, Delft tiles, doll's houses, and multicultural aspects of art production.
Graduate Equivalency: HART 578
Cross‐list: MDEM 378

Medieval Manuscripts (3 cr.)

This seminar explores illuminated European manuscripts from late antiquity through the early sixteenth century.  It examines manuscripts' functions, patrons, makers, and materials and technique, as well as such issues as the relationship between text and image and the manuscript's ideological stance.  Students have the opportunity to study original medieval illuminations. 
Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 337
Cross-list: MDEM378

Medieval Manuscripts (3 cr.)

This seminar explores illuminated European manuscripts from late antiquity through the early sixteenth century.  It examines manuscripts' functions, patrons, makers, and materials and technique, as well as such issues as the relationship between text and image and the manuscript's ideological stance.  Students have the opportunity to study original medieval illuminations. 
Graduate Equivalency: HART 577

East and West: Medieval Visual Culture in China and Northern Europe Culture (3 cr.)

This course explores a series of issues that are critically important for the medieval art of both China and northern Europe. Topics include materials and techniques; public and private art: commerce, technology and prints; art and motion; archaeology; paradise and hell; maps and space; the gaze; erotica; patronage; and multiculturalism.
Undergraduate Equivalency: HART376
Cross-list: ASIA 376, MDEM 376

East and West: Medieval Visual Culture in China and Northern Europe Culture (3 cr.)

This course explores a series of issues that are critically important for the medieval art of both China and northern Europe. Topics include materials and techniques; public and private art: commerce, technology and prints; art and motion; archaeology; paradise and hell; maps and space; the gaze; erotica; patronage; and multiculturalism.
Graduate Equivalency: HART576
Cross-list: ASIA 376, MDEM 376