ARTT 272 - Survey of Asian Art
(ARTD, GEIR, GEEL, [M])
A survey and analysis of the art and culture of China, Japan, India, and southeast Asia. Emphasis on architecture, ceramics, painting, printmaking, and sculpture with reference to cross-cultural influences, religion, and philosophy as they relate to the art of those countries. Field trips to museums and galleries. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly AR 130.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Master a specialized vocabulary to enable an informed discussion of Asian 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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