ART 116 Art of the Western World (3)
Lec-3, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
P/NP Available
A telecourse introduction to art history from the Classical Greek period to the Modern twentieth century. Art will be discussed in its social context and for formal visual elements. The course introduces the societies, values, and ideas that gave birth to Western art, discusses the changing goals of artists and patrons, traces art's relation to power, religion, culture, and the art of the past, and suggests how art defines or contradicts its time. Refer to the Telelesson Schedule for viewing dates and times.