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Italian Baroque Art

Instructor(s): Kristin Love Huffman

This course traces the development of the Italian baroque in architecture, sculpture and painting and considers a variety of themes relevant to Baroque artistic production, including: the impact of the Reformation and the Catholic Counter Reformation; economic influences; central versus peripheral trends; issues of gender and sexuality; patronage; urban planning and transformation; the artist, his workshop and rivalries; and seventeenth-century primary sources. The semester project will include a digital treatment of art historical content.

Course Code(s): ARTHIST 256

Curriculum Code(s): ALP, CCI, CZ

Day(s) & Times(s): W 1:45-4:15 PM

Location: Smith Warehouse Bay 11 A233 (Wired! Lab)