HOA203 Italian Arts from Antiquity to Michelangelo (Fall, Spring)

The visual arts in relation to broader cultural, historical, intellectual contexts from ancient times through the High Renaissance. Site visit to Rome and selected “all-school” field trips.

Special consideration will be given to the relation of the works of art to their cultural, historical, and intellectual contexts. No previous experience in art history is required. You’ll participate in classroom lectures, discussions, small group assignments, site visits, and field study.

Registration restriction: Students may not register for both this course and HOA 320.

Course-related fee: A fee will be charged to cover the costs of study tours to Rome and Fiesole plus Florence site visits (2019-20 fee = $215). Other all-school field trips may be required or recommended.

Department: History of Art

Location: Florence

Semesters: Fall, Spring

Credits: 3