HART 324 - PERSIANATE BOOK ARTS
Long Title: PERSIANATE ARTS OF THE BOOK
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This seminar explores figural painting and arts of the book in the Persianate cultural sphere, ca. 1300s-1800s. We will study concepts of the book in Islamic civilization, illustrated narratives of Persian literature, word/image relationship, albums, and single-page portraits. The class also examines artistic interactions with East Asia and Europe, and concludes with the advent of lithography in the nineteenth century. Some course meetings will take place at Houston-area museums. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 524. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 324 if student has credit for HART 524.