79.241 Art Serving Political, Religious, & Social Needs

Art Serving Political, Religious, & Social Needs

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7417
Status Active

This course studies cultural and artistic production for political, religious and social education aims. The objectives are to study the production of meaning in paintings and frescos, sculpture, stained glass, architecture and other art forms that were commissioned through the church and state patronage system; to analyze how these images are used to represent and define social order; how these images support the recording and interpretation of history and support the educational, inspirational, and propagandistic aims of church and state; and to introduce students to the visual and critical language of are produced at this time.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 42.102 College Writing II.