Feb 02, 2023  
SCPS College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
SCPS College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 1550 - History of Art I: Ancient Civilization to the Renaissance

Credits: 3.00 credits.
Western Cultures Core Course.This is a survey of Western traditions in the visual arts. This course provides an introduction to the painting, sculpture, crafts and architecture of the Paleolithic, Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Medieval civilizations.  The invention of visual systems, the symbolic function of images, and the role of the artist as an interpreter of cultural values are discussed.