Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Sep 27, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTT 275 - Italian Renaissance Art

A survey and analysis of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy from the 14th through the 16th centuries. This course encompasses the origin of the Renaissance and the specific contributions of the great Italian cities of Florence, Padua, Pisa, Rome, Siena, and Venice, and emphasizes the achievements of its finest artists, including Alberti, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Giotto, Masaccio, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and Leonardo da Vinci. Field trips to museums. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly AR 235.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Master a specialized vocabulary germane to an informed discussion of art.
  • Distinguish between the uses and variations of symbolism, as well as between the forms of various artistic media.
  • Trace historical periodicity according to its continuities and disjunctions.
  • Distinguish and compare cultural differences found in works of art.
  • Analyze the function and meaning of an art object in its cultural context.
  • Identify and analyze works according to their salient styles, artists, and periods.
  • Write coherent essays addressing visual analysis and stylistic comparison.
  • Write a research paper drawing on a variety of print and electronic sources.

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