Summer Session II: June 29–July 28
An introduction to the history of painting, sculpture and architecture from the Old Stone Age through the ancient Mediterranean world to the end of the medieval period in Western Europe. Considers issues including technique, style, iconography, patronage, historical context, and art theory. Required for majors in the history of art.
, Prof. Leslie Geddes MTWRF 9:00am – 10:40am
This course introduces students to the study of the visual culture of Renaissance Italy (1350–1600). By examining how artists, architects, critics, and patrons used and discussed artworks including paintings, prints, sculpture, and architecture, students explore themes such as the revival of antiquity, the study of nature, the training of the artist, the role of competition, and the public and private display of art.
* Both courses satisfy Tier-1 Writing Requirements, Aesthetics and Creative Arts, Global Perspectives, and Western Traditions
A coordinated visit to the New Orleans Museum of Art and professional enhancement events:
"Curatorial Careers, What to Know Now" with Prof. Holly Flora
"Are You Considering Graduate School? What to Know Now" with Prof. Leslie Geddes
Did you know you can do an internship this summer that fulfills the Tier-2 Service Learning Requirement through the Art History department? Ask us how!