Introduction to Art History: France through the Ages

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Introduction to Art History: France through the Ages

<p>Art History is a window to the past to understand social and cultural history. Over the centuries, France has played a leading role in the cultural life of Europe from the emergence of Roman and

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Art History is a window to the past to understand social and cultural history. Over the centuries, France has played a leading role in the cultural life of Europe from the emergence of Roman and Gothic architecture to the rebellious Impressionists, creating masterpieces that gave a new meaning to the concept of art. The art forms that will be reviewed are: painting, sculpture and architecture.


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PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Define the works of art for their historical value and in its historical context;
  2. Record the evolution of art through times;
  3. Recognise various scenes represented in art which include an understanding of iconography and symbolism;
  4. Follow a methodology to help read a work of arts in terms of lines, colours, and perspective;
  5. Identify art works for those planning to travel to the sites discussed in the course.