ARTS 225 - Renaissance and Reformation in Northern Europe (AH)
A study of painting, sculpture, manuscripts, and prints of the 15th and 16th centuries produced in the Low Countries, the Austrian Habsburg lands, France, and the Baltic states. The course concentrates on style developments and the changing religious and social context of works of art. Themes explored include the emergence of panel painting, new forms of devotional imagery, the role of symbols in the art of Van Eyck and Bosch, the impact of the Protestant Reformation, cross-influences between northern Europe and the Italian Renaissance, and the roles of Dürer, Holbein, and Brueghel in creating the humanistic Renaissance of the 16th century.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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