Italy is art. From the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Neoclassical periods to some of the best of modern and contemporary design, Italy is home to many of the world’s most important works of art and architecture. In this course you will survey the styles, aesthetics, and techniques of European art from the late 13th century through today with focus on the art of Italy. From the most famous and celebrated galleries in the world, such as the Uffizi, Accademia, Vatican, Villa Borghese, and Peggy Guggenheim Collection to stunning works of architecture such as the Colosseum, Pantheon, St. Peter’s, the Basilica of St. Francis, and St. Mark’s, you will study and experience key works from the history of art. Spring semester course with travel during Spring Break.
March 6, 2020
March 15, 2020
ARTH 492/591 The Art and Architecture of Italy