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  • AH 328 History of American Art, 1607-1865 - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    Events Announcements Events Calendar Newsletters Affiliated Programs Buildings Landscapes Cultures Material Culture Visual Culture Art History 328 History of American Art 1607 1865 Explores American art and material culture between 1607 and 1865 works of painting sculpture architecture the decorative arts and popular media are examined within the broader social historical and cultural contexts that give them form and meaning Course description coming soon Requires Art Hist 202 or 329

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  • AH 329 History of American Art, 1865-Present - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    Events Announcements Events Calendar Newsletters Affiliated Programs Buildings Landscapes Cultures Material Culture Visual Culture Art History 329 History of American Art 1865 Present Explores American art and material culture from 1865 to the present works of painting sculpture architecture photography decorative arts and popular culture are examined within broader social historical and cultural contexts that give them meaning Course description coming soon Requires Art Hist 202 or Art Hist 328

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  • AH 330 The Painting and Graphic Arts of Germany, 1350-1530 - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    from the time of kaiser Karl IV until the deaths of Duerer and Gruenewald The first part of the course deals with late gothic painters including Theodorich of Prague Master Bertram Master Francke of Hamburg Konrad Witz of Basel Stephan Lochner of Cologne and the Austrian Michael Pacher who would have an Italian passport if he were alive today Printmakers include Master ES Martin Schongauer and the Housebook Master Albrecht

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  • AH 331 Netherlandish Painting of the Fifteenth Century - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    Events Calendar Newsletters Affiliated Programs Buildings Landscapes Cultures Material Culture Visual Culture Art History 331 Angels Demons Nudes Early Netherlandish Painting This course focuses on one of the most exquisite episodes in the history of painting Guided by the preciousness of van Eyck the bizarre hellscapes of Bosch and the peasant festivals of Bruegel we will delve into pictorial worlds both pious and raucous Over the course of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries painting in the Netherlands experienced dramatic technological advancements the application of oil on panel allowed for an unprecedented richness of color experiments with optics led to improved illusions of space artists rendered light and reflections as never before Did these advancements in depicting the natural world conflict with or enhance the portrayal of spiritual visions Did realism pave the way for secular art In this course we will look critically at the relationship of science and art tradition and innovation the imagined and the experienced The delicate preciousness of Jan van Eyck the strange spaces of Petrus Christus the bizarre hellscapes of Hieronymus Bosch and the peasant festivals of Peter Bruegel will guide us through these themes Sophomore standing or cons inst I or II 3 cr

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  • AH 332 Northern Painting and Graphics from Bosch and Holbein to Bruegel - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    a wide variety of subject matter and of painting drawing and printmaking techniques developed in the late fifteenth and sixteenth century Netherlands Germany Switzerland and Austria We begin with the Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch active in s Hertogenbosch during the last years of the fifteenth and first years of the sixteenth century and end with the Flemish painter graphic designer Pieter Bruegel the Elder who died in 1569 Both of these two require considerable explanation in order to correct the false assumptions of the 19th and 20th centuries to clear Bosch of all suspicion of witchcraft and or heresy and Bruegel of the extraordinary notion that he had been a flaming Flemish patriot and or Protestant Other artists discussed in depth will include Quentin Metsys Antwerp Lucas van Leyden Leiden Jan van Scorel Utrecht Durer s student Hans Baldung called Grien Strasbourg Albrecht Altdorfer Regensburg and Wolf Huber Passau the so called Danube School Lucas Cranach the Elder who was court painter to Frederick the Wise and personal friend of Martin Luther Wittenberg and Hans Holbein the Younger born in Augsburg but active in Basel and at the court of Henry VIII in England New techniques and subject matter in

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  • AH 333 Netherlandish Painting of the Seventeenth Century - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    is not actually a departmental requirement but students who lack such background may find themselves at a disadvantage during the first few weeks The artists covered in detail in this course are Rubens Van Dyck Jordaens Brouwer Terbrugghen Hals Rembrandt and Vermeer A general overview of stylistic changes in landscape still life and genre painting will also be given touching briefly upon such artists as Jacob van Ruisdael Jan Davidsz de Heem and Jan Steen among others In order to give a clearer picture of the basic stylistic and iconographic differences between the art produced in Catholic Flanders e g Rubens and Van Dyck as opposed to that of the Calvinist United Provinces or Holland e g Rembrandt and Vermeer the course is divided along geographic lines The first half of the course deals with Flemish painting with emphasis on the Rubens studio in Antwerp while the second half takes up the Dutch schools of Utrecht Haarlem Amsterdam and Delft with emphasis on Rembrandt Two one hour examinations will be given during the semester along with the final examination They will be weighted equally Each graduate student will be required to present a research paper of 10 15 pages which

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  • AH 334 Prints and Master Printmakers of the Western World - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    the advent of the printed book to the Contemporary world of television and cybernetics this course surveys the history of printmaking from the early woodblocks to the multimedia of today It progresses along lines of materials and techniques composition and design and subject matter and contextual meanings The Masters include Albrecht Dürer Rembrandt Goya Daumier Whistler Cassatt Picasso Kollwitz Beckmann Hayter Rauschenburg and Johns From the time of the American

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  • AH 341 Italian Baroque Art - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    and decline of Italian Baroque art in the media of painting sculpture architecture the graphic and decorative arts While the emphasis is on painting the other media will be of concern The issue of patronage also will be treated The course will begin with Rome where the popes and their circle of influential patrons commissioned the work that artists interpreted throughout the peninsula It will conclude with Venice an independent Republic that maintained its international prestige well into the eighteenth century We shall touch on the arts of Naples Geonoa and Florence but we shall not be able to examine these important regional schools in any depth The methodological approach to this class is mixed style development art patronage gender studies and relilgious and secular symbolism and allegory Evaluation will be based on 1 one mid term exam 2 one final consisting of a second 6 week exam and a cumulative essay 3 one written critical evaluation 500 words of one of the essays in your READER giving the argument of the author the nature of the evidence used and whether persuasive or not Due date to be determined Texts include R Wittkower Art and Architecture in Italy 1600 1750

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