Units of Study
ARHT2616 - High Renaissance Art
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Louise Marshall
The Unit of Study will explore a range of alternative approaches to some of the most famous works of art in the Western tradition, including works by Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Titian. Topics to be investigated include: problems of definition in High Renaissance and Mannerist art; Rome under Julius II and the creation of an imperial capital; Venetian visual poesie; art and dynastic display in Medicean Florence; civic ritual and public space; eroticism and mythology at princely courts; portraiture and gender.
1x2500wd essay (55%),1x1500wd visual test (35%), class participation (10%)
J.Paoletti and G.Radke, 'Art in Renaissance Italy', 3rd ed.,
Laurence King, 2005
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
ARHT1001 and ARHT1002
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