ART 4560: Aesthetics & Criticism (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

A detailed examination of philosophical and critical interpretations of art and architecture, with particular focus upon the viewer's experience and interpretation of art and the roles art and artists have played in different cultures and civilizations from Ancient Greece to the present. Emphasis is placed on philosophical, critical, and analytical writings on art in the West from the eighteenth century to the present. Significant outside readings are the basis of in-depth class discussions. Pre-requisite: ART 2520