Course Description

Course Name

Art of Rome

Session: VRMS3120

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Overview

Art of Rome is an introductory course in the history of art and of the history of Rome from its origin to contemporary times. Masterpieces of painting, sculpture, architecture and urbanism are examined with attention to their specific historical contexts; ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and modern. All classes are held on site. The course hones a method of description, critical analysis and interpretation of art and builds an understanding of traditional forms and cultural themes useful in the comprehension of all western art.

*Course content subject to change