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Courses

Course requirements for graduation include (in addition to Art History 101 or 102): one course in studio arts, film, or photography; Theories and Methods of Art History  (Art History 385), typically taken in the junior year; two (minimum) other 300-level art history seminars in addition to ArtH 385; three Period requirements:  an ancient/medieval-designated AH course;  a 15th-century through 18th-century designated AH course and a modern (post 18th-century)-designated AH course; three Geographic requirements: an Americas-designated AH course; a European-designated AH course and an Asian/African/Middle Eastern-designated course (Note: One course can fulfill BOTH a period and geographic requirement)

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100 Level Course Offerings

  • Perspectives in World Art I, II Art History 101, 102
  • History of Photography Art History 113
  • History of Design and the Decorative Arts, Art History 114
  • Survey of African Art, Art History 122
  • Survey of Twentieth Century Art, Art History 123
  • Japanese Art of the Edo Period, Art History 124
  • Modern Architecture: 1850-1950, Art History 125
  • Architecture since 1945, Art History 126
  • Art of the Ancient Near East, Art History 128
  • Introduction to Visual Culture, Art History 130
  • Survey of Islamic Art, Art History 140
  • Byzantine Art and Architecture, Art History 145
  • Chinese Religious Art, Art History 176
  • Arts of Buddhism, Art History 194
  • Survey of Latin American Art, Art History 160

200 Level Course Offerings

  • Greek Art and Architecture, Art History 201
  • Art and Nation Building, Art History 209
  • Roman Art and Architecture, Art History 210
  • Sightseeing: Vision and the Image in the Early Modern Period, Art History 211
  • 19th Century Photography and Fine Art, Art History 212
  • Leonardo's Last Supper and the Reception of Renaissance Iconography, Art History 216
  • Art of the Northern Renaissance, Art History 219
  • Picturing Nature in Early Modern Northern Europe, Art History 223
  • Roman Urbanism from Romulus (753 B.C.E.) to Rutelli (2000 C.E.), Art History 227
  • Vermeer, Art History 233
  • 15th Century Italian Renaissance Art, Architecture and Urbanism, Art History 235
  • 16th Century Italian Renaissance Art, Architecture and Urbanism, Art History 236
  • Travel and Exploration in 19th Century Photography, Art History 237
  • Modern African Art, Art History 244
  • Roma in Situ, Art History 248
  • 19th Century American Art, Art History 250
  • Africa in the Americas, Art History 253
  • The Art of the 1980s, Art History 256
  • Art in the Age of Revolution, Art History 257
  • Manet to Matisse, Art History 258
  • 20th Century Northern European Art, Art History 262
  • Dada and Surrealism, Art History 265
  • Revolution, Social Change, and Art in Latin America, Art History 269
  • Religious Imagery in Latin America, Art History 273
  • Winslow Homer to Jackson Pollack: The Rise of Modernism in America, Art History 278
  • El Greco to Goya: Spanish Art and Architecture, Art History 286
  • Experiments in Art and Technology, Art History 287
  • Rights and the Image, Art History 289
  • Arts in China, Art History 290
  • Chinese Landscape Painting, Art History 291
  • From Ming to Post-Mao: Modern Chinese Art, Art History 292
  • East Meets West, Art History 293
  • The History of the Museum, Art History 298
  • History of Art Criticsm, 200 level
  • Governing the World: an Architectural History, 200 level

300 Level Courses

  • Text and Image: Writing About Art, Art History 305
  • Photography and the Human Condition, Art History 313
  • Beautiful by Design: The Decorative Arts and Material Culture in Late 19th -Early 20th Century America, Art History 315
  • Representing the Human-Animal Boundary in Early Modern Europe, Art History 319
  • Italian Renaissance Sculpture, Art History 330
  • Villa Culture: Origins and Adaptations, Art History 336
  • Seminar in Contemporary Art, Art History 340
  • Preserving Berlin, Art History 341
  • Michelangelo: The Man, the Masterpieces, and the Myth, Art History 345
  • Encounters: Indigenous Ars, Peoples, and Identities, Art History 347
  • Asian American Artists Seminar, Art History 348
  • Cities and Photography, Art History 352, Photography 352
  • Fin de Siecle: Seminar in Symbolism, Art Nouveau, and Arts and Crafts, Art History 360
  • Women Artists, Art History 367
  • Mexican Muralism, Art History 375
  • Contemporary Issues in Architecture and Urban Theory, Art History 378
  • Theories and Methods of Art History, Art History 385
  • The "Abominable Woman" in 19th Century Art, 300 level
  • The Awful Beauty: Romantic Art in Britain and France, 300 level
  • The Spatial Turn and its Vicissitudes, 300 level
  • The Visual Culture of Medieval Death, 300 level

Cross-Listed Courses

  • Film among the Arts, Art History 230, Film 230
  • International Film Noir, Art History 249, Film 249
  • Popular Arts in Modern India, Art History 343, Religion 343
  • Urban Curating: Modes of Acupuncture, Human Rights 300 level
  • The New York School: Poetry, Art Collaboration and Criticism, LIT 3041
  • Going Viral: Performance Media, Memes, THTR 360
  • Performing Queer, THTR 353
  • Art & Politics: Art, Philosophy, and Democratic Culture, PHIL 290
  • In the Archive, FILM 331
  • Latino Theater and Performance, THTR 343B
  • History of East Village Performance, THTR 229
  • Portrait and Its Guises/PHOT 314
  • The Employment of Photography, PHOT 321