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ART 220 - Medieval Art and Architecture

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
This course surveys the art and architecture of Europe and Byzantium during the Middle Ages, a thousand-year period from ca. 400 to 1400. Exploring medieval art and visual culture chronologically, we consider a number of topics central to medieval society including monasticism, icons and iconoclasm, saints and their relics, pilgrimage, and court culture. The course covers the wide range of medieval artistic production, from various forms of painting and sculpture to wood and ivory carving, mosaic, metalwork, textiles, and architecture. Elizabeth Lastra.

Prerequisite(s): ART 105  or ART 106 , coursework in Medieval Studies, or permission of the instructor.

Two 75-minute periods.



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