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  • ART 234: Contemporary Art of Yesterday and Today

    What is Contemporary Art? Is it different from Modern Art? What is the role of representation and abstraction? Of gender and race? Of artist, critic, gallery director, and viewer? How is this art related to science? To technology? To globalism?
    No prerequisites. © Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York

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    "Boy and Dog in a Johnnypump" by Jean-Michel Basquiat, oil on canvas, 1982
  • ART 130: Earth Art

    Study humanity's ever-changing relationship with the natural world in light of the theology, politics, architecture, sculpture, painting, poetry and philosophy of the civilizations that have given it form. Instead of writing a term paper, you'll design a garden! No prerequisites.

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    The gardens of Vaux le Vicomte in France
  • ART 206: From Catacombs To Cathedrals

    Study art and architecture from the time Christians hid their rites and images in the dank, dark catacombs on the outskirts of Rome, to the years they executed bejeweled mosaics for the Byzantine emperor, and concluding with the period in which they constructed soaring spires for Gothic cathedrals in and around Paris. No prerequisites.

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    Example of Byzantine Art: Mosaic in the Basilica of San Vitale, Italy

Spring 2018 Courses