Exploring Art and Architecture

ARTHIST 104.01

Provides knowledge for developing skills in visual analysis and historical interpretation of art from antiquity to present; examines major theoretical frameworks, key movements and concepts; explores how we look at and talk about works of art, investigating a variety of approaches to their study, including artists and their material practices; biography, patrons and the public; built environment and cultural institutions; how the social and political roles of art change through time. Taught in Nasher Museum. Classroom discussions complemented by visits to Nasher galleries and direct practice of visual analysis, critical theory, and role of changing histories in comprehension of art. Instructor: Staff

Class Room 1: 
Nasher 105
Instructor: 
McWilliam, Neil
Caviglia, Susanna
FDS Uid: 
2 268
Semester Year: 
Fall 2017
Course Year: 
2017