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ARTH 018
Introduction to Western Art I
Fall

This survey course explores major developments in the history of western art from prehistory through the early Renaissance. We will focus particular attention on questions of continuity and change in visual culture, asking how and why western artists innovated upon, borrowed from, transformed, or rejected the visual tradition of their predecessors and contemporaries.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Meryl Bailey

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Historical Perspectives, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment, Critical Analysis, International Perspectives

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P: 510.430.2117
F: 510.430.3148
E: art_history@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17