Art History 211

Early Modern Art

Schedule of Lectures


Course Description and Requirements

Eduoard Manet. Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe. 1863.


   
Schedule of Lectures

List of Monuments

Quizzes

 
Midterm
The Little Paper
Final
Art History Resources On the Web
Art Historians' Guide
to the Movies
The National Gallery of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Tate Gallery, London

SCHEDULE OF LECTURES

Please note that this schedule is somewhat tentative; however, we will cover the material required. To best enjoy and participate in the classes students should come to class having done the appropriate readings.

Week One : Sept 26 & Sept 28
Introduction to the Course; Classic and Romantic Idealism

Readings: Skim over Part One (3-114), paying special attention to the artists on the Monuments List.

Week Two: Oct 3 & Oct 5
Goya, Daumier, and Courbet; Millet, Corot

Reading: 119-150; 158-166

Week Three: Oct 10 & Oct 12 Quiz I
The Salon and the Artistic Establishment in France

Reading: 167-177; 178-197; Manet: Reading: 198-220

Week Four: Oct 17 & Oct 19
Impressionism Out-of-Doors; Degas, Renoir, Morisot, Cassatt, Whistler

Reading: 221-232; 233-245; 246-256; 262-268

Week Five: Oct 24 & Oct 26
Midterm
Rodin; Toulouse-Lautrec; Klimt; Schiele

Reading: 296-310;

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Week Six: Oct 31 & Nov 2
Seurat; Cezanne

Reading: 313-342

Week Seven: Nov 7 & Nov 9
QUIZ 2
Postimpressionism: van Gogh, Gauguin

Reading: 343-367

Week Eight: Nov 14 & Nov 16
Odilon Redon and Henri Rousseau; Matisse and Fauvism

Reading: 369-376; 379-393

Week Nine: Nov 21
Quiz 3
More Matisse; some of: Munch; Kokoschka; Kollwitz

Reading: 394-417

Nov 23 (Thursday) THANKSGIVING DAY HOLIDAY

Week Ten: Nov 28 & Nov 30
Cubism and the Beginning of Abstract Art

Reading: 424-468

Week Eleven: Dec 5 & Dec. 7

Continue and/or Catch-Up

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