Understanding Art: Leonardo to Dali
Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for ARTHIST 114.
Is seeing learned? Can an image be read in the same way as a text? Understanding images is central to everyday life. Visual literacy is fundamental to all disciplines. This course provides students with tools for making sense of various kinds of images and objects: photographs, advertisements, paintings, film, television, comics, cartoons, monuments, buildings, maps, landscape, digital and internet images.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ARTHIST 114.
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.
Lecturer(s) Dr Erin Griffey
Eisenman, Stephen (ed.). Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History. 3rd ed. London: Thames and Hudson, 1994.
Frascina, Francis et al. Modernity and Modernism: French Painting in the Nineteenth Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.
Coursework + Exam
ARTHIST 114: 15 points