Italian Art

ITLN/ART131 (3qh credits) | offered Summer

An intensive outline of the history of Italian art. The student will learn to recognize the basic peculiarities of the most important artistic periods of Italian history. The course will be composed of theoretical part consisting of classroom lectures, preparation for visits to the most beautiful cities in Italy with explanations of major masterpieces an monuments. The second part of the course is constituted by guided tours in which the students will see firsthand the masterpieces and monuments discussed in the classroom, as well as studies in Mediterranean folklore, ceramics, fashion design or Mediterranean cooking. The aim of this course is to offer students a general knowledge of Italian art and culture. Taken concurrently with ITLN101, 102, 103 and TILN191, 192, 193.