Art of China
Course No. ACD 465 Credits: 3.0
Faculty Heath Patten
The primary goal of this course is to explore the art and culture of China (including mainland China and Taiwan). Political, religious, social, and visual aspects of the art will be stressed in class. In order to understand Chinese art and civilization, we will look at art objects from terra-cotta pottery of the Neolithic period, bronze vessels, Buddhist murals and sculptures of the Tang era, literati paintings and imperial tastes of medieval China up to contemporary art. Subjects such as women artists and performing arts will be also discussed in this course. As the semester progresses, some additional readings may be assigned. Visual Culture Emphasis course. Formerly ACD 365.
He teaches Art and Design History I, Art and Design History II, Asian Art Survey, India: Culture & Society...more
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