Power and Piety: the Baroque
The use of art to display, enhance, and justify political power and piety and to promote political and religious ideologies in the major power centres of seventeenth-century Europe in the Baroque period. Refers to the work of artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Velasquez, Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Le Brun, Jones and Wren.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for ARTHIST 224.
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.
Not offered in 2023; planned for 2024
Coordinator(s) Dr Erin Griffey
Ann Sutherland Harris, Seventeenth-Century Art and Architecture (London: Laurence King).
Coursework + exam
ARTHIST 224: 15 points
15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed
ARTHIST 306, 324