32:165 Survey of Western Art I [Mattes]

Prerequisites: Nil.

This course provides an introductory survey of art and architecture of the Western world from the Prehistoric through Late Gothic periods. A broad range of art forms from ancient and medieval cultures, monumental architecture, sculpture, ceramics, painting, mosaics, illuminated manuscripts, luxury arts, and aesthetic systems will be examined within their historical and social contexts.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Successors: 32:166.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 32:165 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Cathy Mattes