Art History 307 - Italy: Art & Architecture of Rome, Florence and Venice
Experience the art and architecture of ancient through modern Italy. Gain an intimate understanding of objects and their religious and political functions. Explore architectural spaces and monuments and learn how cities and towns integrate them into a community. Place objects in their political, religious, and historical contexts. Come face to face with Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Ghiberti, Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello, Titian, Tintoretto, Caravaggio, Bernini, and Gentileschi. Trace the steps of Roman emperors and gladiators, popes and princes, martyrs, and heretics. Conduct research while winding through the canals of Venice, the markets of Florence, and the catacombs of Rome.
Course: ARTH 307 Art and Architecture of Italy
Location: Rome, Orvieto, Florence, Venice
Prerequisite: Successful completion of ARTH 220 (2 credit preparatory course, Fall 2013)
Program leaders: Elizabeth Ayer, Douglas Zullo
Curricular requirement: EL
Length of program: 22 days
Meals: All breakfasts and 10 dinners included
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