Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

HART 207 - FOURTEEN ARTWORKS AT THE MFAH

Long Title: FOURTEEN ARTWORKS AT THE MFAH
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course is designed to provide students with no previous background in art history with an introduction to the discipline through the "in situ" study of 14 works from the permanent collection of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Some of the topics to be addressed include British aristocratic portraiture, French Impressionist painting, the aesthetic dialogues of Matisse and Picasso, the abstracted sculptures of Brancusi and Calder, and the site-specific installation of Turrell's light tunnel.