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Cornell University    
  Jan 20, 2018
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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ARTH 1100 - Art Histories: An Introduction

Fall. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

M. Fernandez.

This lecture class introduces students to the History of Art as a global and interdisciplinary field. Team-taught by several professors from the department its aim is to familiarize students with the most significant areas, epochs and works of art as well as with methods to study them. The course will be organized around specific themes central to the history of art. The theme for fall 2017 is “World Art and Technology.” This theme will examine the intersections of art and technology from antiquity to the present in various geographical areas and illustrate their interdependence with material examples from the art historical archive. Art works include stone and brick architecture; cement; textiles; stone, bronze and plaster sculpture; oil paintings; prints; photography; film and digital art.

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