Units of Study

ARHT2616 - High Renaissance Art

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Louise Marshall
Phone: +61 2 9351 3073
Email: louise.marshall@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (55%),1x1500wd visual test (35%), class participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

ARHT1001 and ARHT1002

Prohibitions

ARHT2016

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ARHT2616

Lecture

           

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