A survey of Western visual arts and architecture from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution. Significant individual artists will be studied and their works will be examined both aesthetically and in relationship to the historical and social contexts in which they were created. Comparative study of diverse cultural and societal conditions will be examined through the works of great visual artists and architects offering students a broader perspective of human experience throughout the historical periods covered. This course meets General Education Core Goal 6: intellectual Heritage; Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility; and Core Goal 12: Global Perspectives & Diversity.
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