Jacques-Louis David: Revolution (3 cr.)

Course Details

Course Level: 
Graduate Course
Course Number: 
HART 555
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Day(s): 
Tue
Thu
Time: 
10:50am-12:05pm
Instructor: 
Course Description: 

This class will consider the painting of Jacques-Louis David with particular reference to ideas of revolution broadly conceived. Using a seminar format, we will combine close reading and looking, exploring primary and secondary readings to consider issues of classicism, politics, eroticism, and aesthetics in the work of this central figure in art history. Cross-listed with HART 355(13444).