2022-2023 University Catalog (under review) 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
2022-2023 University Catalog (under review)
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ARTH 170 - Arts of Mesoamerica and the Andes


FDR: HA Fine Arts Distribution
Credits: 3

This course fulfills the Arts and Humanities requirement for the LACS minor. Survey of the art and architecture of Mesoamerica and the Andes before the arrival of the Europeans, with a focus on indigenous civilizations including the Olmec, Maya, Aztec, and Inca. Art is contextualized in terms of religious, social, political, and economic developments in each region under discussion. The class includes a trip to the Virginia Museum of fine Arts in Richmond or the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.



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