Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 327 - THE GENESIS OF ROMAN ART

Long Title: THE GENESIS OF ROMAN ART
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: This course explores the roots of the art and architecture of ancient Rome (ca. 600-200 BCE). In it we will examine the earliest vestiges of sculpture, painting and architecture from the Archaic and Classical periods to the twisted forms of Hellenistic conquest. You will grapple with the questions of cultural agency, connoisseurship, cultural interaction, network and object theories and spatial imagination to question standard narratives that divide Rome in this time from neighboring Greek polities. Cross-list: CLAS 324, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 627. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 327 if student has credit for HART 627.