ONLINE ART HISTORY COURSE
Italian Art and Architecture: Giotto to Michelangelo (1300-1564) Part I
This course will explore the development of art and architecture in Italy from the late Middle Ages through the High Renaissance. Through an in-depth analysis of the art, architecture, and history of these periods, we shall develop an understanding of Italy’s role in the overall development of Western civilization. Particular emphasis will be given to those Italian cities that exhibit particularly well-integrated conceptions of painting, sculpture, and architecture.
- To learn to appreciate the rich and influential aspects of Italian Renaissance art and architecture.
- To bring a historical period to life through a “hands on” approach to the monuments and works produced during this specific period known as the Renaissance
- To develop the fundamental skills of art historical analysis that include formal analysis and iconographic interpretation
- To develop an ability to interact in a personal and intimate manner with works of art and their surroundings
Virtual Classroom: Upon registration, participants will have full access to an online educational platform with videos of recordings, syllabus, readings and discussion forum. Each lecture lasts around 1 hour 15 minutes.
Credits: Certificate of Completion
Access: Students have lifetime and unlimited streaming access to the course content.
Supplemental Readings & Podcasts:
Readings and Podcasts are provided to students to enhance the course experience.