2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IAHIS 1210 Art of the Western World II

This course continues the history of visual culture in Europe and America from the beginning of the nineteenth century until about 1960. Through a chronological study of pivotal styles and artists, students will demonstrate understanding of the formal, social, political and psychological components that shape artistic expression. The course draws extensively on the rich visual resources of the Boston/Cambridge area.