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ARTH 295 - Special Topics in Art History

Credits: 3 in fall or winter, 4 in spring

Selected topics in art history with written and oral reports. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.

Fall 2018, ARTH 295B-01: History of Islamic Art & Architecture (3). An introductory survey to the art and architecture of the Islamic world, from the founding of Islam in the 7th century to the present day. The course concentrates on selected moments and monuments in the central historic regions—the Middle East, North Africa, Spain, Iraq, Iran, Central Asia, India, Turkey—and considers the relationship of the visual arts to the history, geography, and traditions of each region. The class includes a trip to the Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. (HA) Gustafson.


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