Course Title:  01:082:374  Romanesque and Gothic Art

Academic Credits:  3 credits

Mode of Instruction:  Lecture

Course Prerequisites:  None

Core Curriculum: None

Course Description:

Art and architecture of Western Europe from AD 1000 to 1400, from Romanesque symbolic style to Gothic realism.

This course examines the role of art and architecture in the medieval world, and how it intersected with the changing concepts of identity in northern Europe.  The art of northern Europe during the Middle Ages was affected by many elements; some of the themes explored in this course include personal vs. institutional spirituality, the interaction between church and state politics, the influence of interactions with the broader Mediterranean world, and the role of economics in encouraging artistic production.

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Requirements will include two exams and a research paper.





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