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ART 114 The Art History of Paris

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Course Description

A cultural and historic survey of the art and architecture of Paris: the Gallo-Roman settlement, Medieval Paris, the Renaissance and Baroque periods, revolutionary and Napoleonic Paris, the Second Empire and the Fin-de-Siècle, and modern Paris. This course includes a discussion of the historic figures, the social and political movements, and the artists who shaped the art history of the city. Emphasis is on architecture, painting, sculpture, and museum collections.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)