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  • From the Pantheon to the Capitol: Architecture, Cosmology, Mathematics and Illusion (SIW 214) | Department of Art & Art History
    Exhibitions Exhibition Spaces About Exhibition Spaces Stanford Art Gallery SubGallery Cummings Lobby Gallery Annenberg Corridor Other Exhibition Spaces Open Studios New Venues in 2015 From the Pantheon to the Capitol Architecture Cosmology Mathematics and Illusion SIW 214 ARTHIST 214 This course traces the history of the dome over two millenia from temples to the gods to Temples of the State and from cosmic archetype to architectural fetish The narrative interweaves the themes of the dome as image of the Cosmos religious icon national landmark and political monument It examines the dome not only as a venue for structural innovation but also metaphysical geometry and transcendent illusionism nIndividual case studies will familiarise you with major architects from Hadrian to Richard Rogers and historical milestones from the Dome of the Rock to the Capitol in Washington DC View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST 214 section 1 From the Pantheon to the Capitol Architecture Cosmology Mathematics and Illusion SIW 214 2014 2015 Winter About Department Overview People Works Contact Website Feedback Programs Art History Art Practice Design Documentary Film Film and Media Studies News and Events Department Newsletter Recent News Subscribe Upcoming

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/courses/2014-2015-arthist-214 (2015-06-03)
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  • The Art of Travel | Department of Art & Art History
    Upcoming Events Upcoming Exhibitions Exhibition Spaces About Exhibition Spaces Stanford Art Gallery SubGallery Cummings Lobby Gallery Annenberg Corridor Other Exhibition Spaces Open Studios New Venues in 2015 The Art of Travel ARTHIST 243C This undergraduate seminar explores a variety of objects upon which we see the marks of makers smitten and or stymied by new technologies of transportation objects about the steamship the railroad the automobile the airplane the space shuttle the internet Among many types of material culture the course considers scrimshaw album quilts maps paintings photographs city plans hood ornaments and advertisements from the early Republic to the present How do objects mark geographic movement and the social relationships forged in the process What do these marks tell us about how we as contemporary viewers experience the world View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST 243C section 1 The Art of Travel Elizabeth Bennett 2014 2015 Winter Tuesday Thursday 3 15pm 4 45pm 160 315 About Department Overview People Works Contact Website Feedback Programs Art History Art Practice Design Documentary Film Film and Media Studies News and Events Department Newsletter Recent News Subscribe Upcoming Events Exhibitions Information For

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/courses/2014-2015-arthist-243c (2015-06-03)
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  • Writing and the Visual | Department of Art & Art History
    labels to scholarly texts shape the history and perception of visual objects Through concrete examples we will analyze the limits of language in describing visual images and consider how those limits might be expanded or redrawn Required course for Art History majors WIM Course View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST 294 section 1 Writing and the Visual Richard Meyer

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/courses/2014-2015-arthist-294 (2015-06-03)
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  • Junior Seminar: Methods & Historiography of Art History | Department of Art & Art History
    art history as a discipline and a practice The goal is to stimulate thinking about what it means to explore the history of art today to expose and examine our assumptions expectations and predilections as we undertake to learn and write about works of art their meanings and their status in the world View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/courses/2014-2015-arthist-296 (2015-06-03)
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  • The Book in the Medieval World (ARTHIST 109) | Department of Art & Art History
    Subscribe Events Calendar Upcoming Events Upcoming Exhibitions Exhibition Spaces About Exhibition Spaces Stanford Art Gallery SubGallery Cummings Lobby Gallery Annenberg Corridor Other Exhibition Spaces Open Studios New Venues in 2015 The Book in the Medieval World ARTHIST 109 ARTHIST 309 Studying the design and function of books in medieval society from the 7th to the 15th century and the ways in which manuscripts are designed to meet and shape the cultural and intellectual demands of their readers Major themes are the relationships between text and image and between manuscripts and other media the audience and production context of manuscripts and changing ideas about pictorial space figural style page design and progression through the book Final project may be either a research paper or an original artist s book View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST 309 section 1 The Book in the Medieval World ARTHIST 109 2014 2015 Winter Tuesday Thursday 9 30am 11 00am About Department Overview People Works Contact Website Feedback Programs Art History Art Practice Design Documentary Film Film and Media Studies News and Events Department Newsletter Recent News Subscribe Upcoming Events Exhibitions Information For Current Undergraduates

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/courses/2014-2015-arthist-309-0 (2015-06-03)
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  • The American Civil War: A Visual History (AMSTUD 154X, ARTHIST 154) | Department of Art & Art History
    Annenberg Corridor Other Exhibition Spaces Open Studios New Venues in 2015 The American Civil War A Visual History AMSTUD 154X ARTHIST 154 ARTHIST 354 A painting of men charging across a field a photograph of dead bodies in a ditch a fragment of metal a sliver of bone and a brass button how do we make sense of the visual record of the American Civil War 1861 65 From the Capitol Dome to a skeleton dug up in a highway project a hundred years after the last battle the course will consider the strange and scattered remnants of a famous era Drawing on the poetry of Walt Whitman Emily Dickinson and Herman Melville the paintings of Winslow Homer the photographs of Alexander Gardner and the oratory of Abraham Lincoln the course will examine what cannot be portrayed the trauma of war View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST 354 section 1 The American Civil War A Visual History AMSTUD 154X ARTHIST 154 Alexander Nemerov 2014 2015 Winter Monday Wednesday 3 15pm 4 45pm Annaud About Department Overview People Works Contact Website Feedback Programs Art History Art Practice Design Documentary Film

    Original URL path: https://art.stanford.edu/courses/2014-2015-arthist-354 (2015-06-03)
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  • The Japanese Tea Ceremony: The History, Aesthetics, and Politics Behind a National Pastime (ARTHIST 287A, JAPANGEN 287A) | Department of Art & Art History
    Corridor Other Exhibition Spaces Open Studios New Venues in 2015 The Japanese Tea Ceremony The History Aesthetics and Politics Behind a National Pastime ARTHIST 287A JAPANGEN 287A ARTHIST 387A The Japanese tea ceremony the ultimate premodern multimedia phenomenon integrates architecture garden design ceramics painting calligraphy and other treasured objects into a choreographed ritual wherein host objects and guests perform designated roles on a tiny stage sometimes only six feet square In addition to its much touted aesthetic and philosophical aspects the practice of tea includes inevitable political and rhetorical dimensions This course traces the evolution of tea practice from its inception within the milieu of courtier diversions Zen monasteries and warrior villas through its various permutations into the 20th century where it was manipulated by the emerging industrialist class for different but ultimately similar ends View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST 387A section 1 The Japanese Tea Ceremony The History Aesthetics and Politics Behind a National Pastime ARTHIST 287A JAPANGEN 287A Melinda Takeuchi 2014 2015 Winter Wednesday 3 15pm 5 05pm 160 318 About Department Overview People Works Contact Website Feedback Programs Art History Art Practice Design Documentary Film

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  • Phenomenology and Aesthetics in Medieval Art (ARTHIST 207C) | Department of Art & Art History
    Exhibitions Exhibition Spaces About Exhibition Spaces Stanford Art Gallery SubGallery Cummings Lobby Gallery Annenberg Corridor Other Exhibition Spaces Open Studios New Venues in 2015 Phenomenology and Aesthetics in Medieval Art ARTHIST 207C ARTHIST 407C This course explores the phenomenal aspects of the medieval image and space such as glitter shadow smoke reverberation and how these presence effects were conceptualized in medieval culture as animation Focus is on a select group of monuments as well as engagement with medieval objects at the Cantor Art Museum and the facsimiles of medieval manuscripts kept at the Art Library and Special Collections Among the monuments we will study are the Alhambra in Spain the Apocalypse MSS the Cantigas of Alfonso X the Byzantine Joshua Roll the Homiles of the Monk Kokkinobaphos the Ashburnhamensis Pentateuch and the Rossano Gospels View this course and available sections on ExploreCourses Section Information Title Instructor Quarter Day Time Location ARTHIST 407C section 1 Phenomenology and Aesthetics in Medieval Art ARTHIST 207C 2014 2015 Winter Thursday 1 15pm 4 05pm Art103 About Department Overview People Works Contact Website Feedback Programs Art History Art Practice Design Documentary Film Film and Media Studies News and Events Department Newsletter Recent News Subscribe Upcoming

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