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University of Calgary Calendar 2015-2016 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions A Art History ARHI
Art History ARHI

Instruction offered by members of the Department of Art in the Faculty of Arts.

Junior Courses
Art History 201       Survey of Western Art in its Cultural Context: Pre-history to the Later Middle Ages
A chronological examination of art and architecture in relation to significant historical and cultural events from Pre-history to about 1300 C.E.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 203       Survey of Western Art in its Cultural Context: Proto-Renaissance to Neo-Classicism
A chronological examination of art and architecture (with some reference to the other arts) in relation to significant historical and cultural events from about 1300 to about 1800.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 209       Art: World War II to the Present
A chronological examination of Western art in relation to significant historical and cultural events from WWII to the present
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Notes:
Restricted to students in programs offered by the Department of Art.
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Senior Courses
Art History 301       Art of Canada: 1600-1900
Forms and concepts in art in Canada from the Early French and English Colonial periods to 1900.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 201 and 203.
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Art History 303       Art of Canada: 1900 to the Present
Forms and concepts in Canadian art from 1900 to the present; the Group of Seven, Nationalism, Regionalism and more recent developments in Canadian art.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 201 and 203.
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Art History 323       Survey of Far Eastern Art: India and Related Civilizations
A chronological examination of the art and architecture of ancient India and related civilizations, with special emphasis on Buddhist, Hindu and Islamic art.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 325       Survey of Far Eastern Art: China and Related Civilizations
A chronological examination of the art and architecture of ancient China and related civilizations, with special emphasis on Confucian, Taoist and Buddhist art.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 327       Renaissance Art
A chronological examination of the arts and architecture from the Proto-Renaissance in Italy to the threshold of the High Renaissance (c. 1300-1500). Special attention will be given to the artistic cultures of Florence and Flanders.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 203.
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Art History 329       High Renaissance and Mannerism
A chronological examination of the arts and architecture from about 1500 to the end of the sixteenth century. Special attention will be given to the key artistic personalities representing the High Renaissance and Mannerism in northern and southern Europe.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 203.
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Art History 357       Italian Baroque Art
A chronological examination of the art and architecture during the seventeenth century. Special attention will be given to Rome.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 203.
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Art History 359       Northern Baroque and Rococo Art
A chronological examination of the art and architecture in northern Europe from c. 1600 to 1789.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 203.
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Art History 365       Survey of Far Eastern Art: Japan
A chronological examination of the art and architecture of dynastic Japan, with special emphasis on Shinto and Buddhist traditions.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 367       Native North American Art in its Cultural Context
Survey of the forms and purposes of Native art in Woodlands, Plains, Northwest Coast and Southwest cultures throughout the prehistoric and historic periods and in conjunction with a study of cultural development and change.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 405       Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Art
A chronological examination of European painting and sculpture from the late eighteenth century through the Romantic period.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 203.
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Art History 407       Mid to Late Nineteenth-Century Art
A chronological examination of European painting and sculpture of the Realist, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist periods.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 201 and 203.
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Art History 411       Selected Topics in the History of Art

Topics to be announced. Typical topics include: The Art of Michelangelo, Surrealism, Abstract Art in Canada, Painting in New York from WW II to Present, Art of the West African Sudan, The Canadian Landscape.

411.01. Selected Topics in the History of Art I

411.02. Selected Topics in the History of Art II


Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Completion of at least 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalents) in Art History.
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Art History 415       Modern Art: From the End of the First World War through the 1950s
Study of the forms and concepts in painting, sculpture, and architecture from the end of the First World War through the 1950s.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 201 and 203.
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Art History 419       Photography in the Nineteenth Century
Origins of photography and its development as technology and art up to 1900.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 423       Photography in the Twentieth Century
The development of photography from 1900 to the present, with attention to the theory and criticism of photography as an art form.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Art History 425       Architecture in the Western World Since 1900
A survey of significant examples of modern architecture, defining their stylistic character in light of developments in technology, the history of ideas, and social and historical factors.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 201 and 203.
Notes:
Not open to students with credit in Environmental Design Architecture 525 or Environmental Design 683.15.
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Art History 501       Independent Research in Art History I
Independent research projects for advanced students in art history.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-3T)
Prerequisite(s):
Completion of at least 30 units (5.0 full-course equivalents) in Art History and consent of the Department.
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Art History 503       Independent Research in Art History II
Continuation of Art 501.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-3T)
Prerequisite(s):
Art History 501.
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Art History 511       Seminar in the History of Art
Topics to be announced. Possible topics include: The Art of Bernini, Cubism, The Group of Seven in Canada.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Completion of at least 24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents) in Art History including 411.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Graduate Courses
Art History 613       Independent Study in Art History

Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Art History 615       Conference Course in Art History
Specialized study in an area of art history selected on the basis of particular interest and need.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Art History 617       Thesis Development
A reading and conference course in the student's research area.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
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