Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 353 - ART AND EMOTION

Long Title: ART AND EMOTION
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This seminar will examine the role played by emotion in our response to works of art. What is the relationship of emotion to the specific formal properties of a given work of art, such as color, texture, shape, line quality, sound, and so on? What role does our cognitive faculties play in determining our emotional response to art? Are there political stakes to emotional affect? These and other questions will be examined. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 653. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 353 if student has credit for HART 653.