Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 307 - TECHNICAL ART HISTORY

Long Title: TECHNICAL ART HISTORY: STUDYING THE TECHNIQUES OF WESTERN PAINTING, 13TH-20TH CENTURIES
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Art historians, especially in the United States, tend to rely on photographs, but a study of the actual object is invaluable in studying works of art. This course aims to inform students about the technical study of art, which in the last fifty years has become a major field of research. Most classes will be held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, or other Houston collections. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 549. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 307 if student has credit for HART 549.