Survey of Italian art and architecture from c. 1200 to 1550 with an emphasis on style, patronage, artistic techniques, and the social, political, and devotional contexts of works by major artists and architects. Introduces the art and architecture of Italy from Giotto to Michelangelo and the early Mannerists. Each week focuses on a single artist or topic and consists of a “looking” assignment, a classroom lecture, and a site visit to a monument or museum in Florence.
No previous art history study required.
Registration restriction: Students may not register for both this course and HOA 203 or 424.
Course-related fee: A fee will be charged to cover the costs of overnight study tour to Renaissance Courts plus Florence site visits (2019-20 fee = $395). Other all-school trips may be required or recommended.
Departments: Art & Music Histories, History of Art