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  • AH 365 Survey of American Art Since 1945 - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    ideas that inform and emerge from this highly diverse work The class will consider movements ranging from color field painting to postmodern production to performance video and installation Additionally attention will be paid to artists and artwork not adequately represented by the traditional categories of art history Further this art will be set in its wider intellectual historic technological and aesthetic context The sources considered will be primary and secondary

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  • AH 367 American Architecture: Colonial and Federal - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    Resources Collection Classroom Reservations News and Events Announcements Events Calendar Newsletters Affiliated Programs Buildings Landscapes Cultures Material Culture Visual Culture Art History 367 American Architecture Colonial and Federal American architecture from the sixteenth through the early nineteenth centuries covering English Spanish Dutch and French colonial styles and the Federal period Course description coming soon Requires Sophomore standing or cons inst I or II 3 cr H I Search this site

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  • AH 368 American Architecture: The Nineteenth Century - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    and Gothic Revivals of the 1820s and 30s to the rise of tall buildings in New York and Chicago In the first half of the course we will examine attempts to adapt contemporary European styles to American clients needs and indigenous materials and building techniques In the second half of the course we will focus on the work of four inventive and prominent architects Richard Morris Hunt 1827 1895 Frank

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  • AH 369 American Architecture: The Twentieth Century - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    Search Kohler Art Library Visual Resources Collection Classroom Reservations News and Events Announcements Events Calendar Newsletters Affiliated Programs Buildings Landscapes Cultures Material Culture Visual Culture Art History 369 American Architecture The 20th Century Major architects and trends in American architecture from 1900 to the present Course description coming soon Requires Sophomore standing or cons inst I or II 3 cr H I Search this site Department of Art History 232

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  • AH 370 Arts of China - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    in China from the Neolithic era to the 20th century The media that will be discussed in the course include jade carving metalwork sculpture ceramics calligraphy painting printmaking and architecture The course lectures are organized chronologically and equal attention will be given to technique stylistic analysis and interpretation in historical and cultural context Students do not need to know Chinese for this course but you will be expected to learn the names of important Chinese artists artistic terms sites and dynasties We will spend some time at the beginning of the course getting familiar with Chinese spelling and pronunciation in order to minimize language problems and we will take a quick overview of Chinese history and culture before beginning the chronological portion of the course For students who sign up for 3 credits course grades will be based on three examinations of equal weight which will test the students knowledge of major artists works and movements as well as more general concepts Undergraduates who sign up for 4 credits Writing Intensive option and any Art History graduate students taking the course must also attend additional meetings and do additional writing assignments The schedule and assignments for these meetings will be

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  • AH 371 Chinese Painting - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    present the esthetic concepts and theories that underlie traditional connoisseurship We are fortunate that the Elvehjem Museum will be presenting a major exhibition Masterworks of Chinese Painting In Pursuit of Mist and Clouds so that we can study some good examples directly For this purpose some sessions will be held in the museum galleries The course lectures will also be complemented by a series of special guest lectures and gallery talks by eminent scholars which will take place outside of class time I strongly urge you to attend as many of these events as you can see schedule below Students who attend these lectures and turn in short writings related to them will receive extra credit toward the final course grade Knowledge of Chinese is not required for this course but I do expect students to become familiar with important artists paintings and artistic concepts Course grades will be based on three equally weighted examinations that will cover course lectures and assigned readings Any Art History graduate students who enroll in the course will also be required to work on a semester long individual project that culminates in a short paper whose topic should be discussed with me no later

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  • AH 375 Later Japanese Painting and Woodblock Prints - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    prints from 1600 to 1900 From painted castles for warlords to woodblock prints for commoners in the great cities from the staid to the erotic the pictorial art of early modern Japan is remarkably diverse drawing variously on Japanese Chinese and Western models and aesthetics Through the study of this art students gain insights into one of the most vibrant periods of Japanese cultural history They are introduced as well

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  • AH 377 African Art: Paleolithic to the Rise of West African Empires - UW-Madison Department of Art History
    Newsletters Affiliated Programs Buildings Landscapes Cultures Material Culture Visual Culture Art History 377 African Art Paleolithic to the Rise of West African Empires Study of African art history from Paleolithic to the rise of West African empires including the rock paintings engravings of the Sahara and southern Africa and the art of Egypt Nubia Kush Napata Meroe Axum Nok Leydenburg and Igbo Ukwu Course description coming soon Requires Sophomore standing

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