COURSE & REQUIREMENTS
An introduction to European art in the 17th century. Examples of painting, sculpture, and some architecture produced in Europe between approximately 1590 and 1700 will be examined.
Meeting Place and Time
- Pannell 015: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00-4:15
Ann Sutherland Harris
Seventeenth-Century Art & Architecture
(Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice-Hall, 2008)
Available in the SBC Book Shop
Or, you can purchase a new or used copy online through Amazon.com or wherever you can get a good price.
- Active class participation, which includes being prepared for each class, and taking part in discussion.
- Three Presentations, through your own Goggle Sites webpage.
- Each presentation should be the equivalent of approximately 8 to 10 pages in length.
- Select one or a group of images by the artist you have picked.
- Discuss the artist and images in your presentation in terms of the major stylistic trends in 17th–century Europe: Realism, Classicism, Baroque
- The aim and purpose of your presentation is to provide information, analysis, explanation, clarification that goes beyond whatever Harris may offer in the textbook.
- Research should be conducted using books and articles in the library as well as those available online. Use footnotes to acknowledge all the sources of your information.
- Include pertinent illustrations.
- Provide a bibliography listing books, articles, and Internet sources used/accessed
- Class participation = 10%
- First Presentation = 30%
- Second Presentation = 30%
- Third Presentation = 30%