Course Detail

Chemistry of Art and Artifacts

Instructor
Beeston

Fundamental principles of chemistry applied to an understanding of the sources of color; the materials, methods, and products of the artist; the analysis of works of art and archaeological artifacts; forgery detection; and conservation/preservation. Designed for students who do not plan to take additional chemistry courses.

This course is designed for students with an interest in art or archaeology who do not plan to take additional chemistry courses.

Satisfies the Natural Science distribution requirement.


Prerequisites:

One laboratory meeting per week. (Spring)