Graduate Art History& Architectural History Course Offerings, Spring 2014

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ARAH 9525

History and Connoisseurship of Prints and Drawings
Fayerweather Hall
L.O. Goedde

Working with original works of art in the collections of the University of Virginia Art Museum, this seminar explores the fundamental issues of the history, connoisseurship, evaluation, and care of prints and drawings from about1450 to 1850. Each student presents in class four reports on individual drawings or prints. These reports are also revised and submitted as five-to-seven-page research catalogue entries for the Museum curatorial files.

ARAH 9535

Materiality and Early Modern Art
Fayerweather Hall

This seminar will engage with the 'materiality' debate in Art History, particularly as it relates to Western Art between roughly 1600 to 1800. Challenging the opticality of Modernism, the ephemerality of the screen, and the textuality of theory, the new emphasis on materiality foregrounds embodied experience and the raw materials of artistic process. This seminar examines key works in the field including work by Michael Baxandall, Rebecca Zorach, Marcia Pointon,and James Elkins. The seminar also encourages students to formulate research topics that will be directly relevant to their own PhD thesis development.

ARAH 9585

Seminar in South Asian Art
Fayerweather Hall

The class covers the history and the historiography of Indian painting with primary emphasis on the early development of the Mughal style in the 16th century and the very beginnings of the schools of Rajasthan.

Fiske Kimball Fine Arts LibraryUVa Art MuseumVisual Resources Collection