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ART 356: Michelangelo

Term: Spring

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F5 Medieval through Baroque Elective

An examination of the life and art of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564). Special attention will be paid to stylistic, interpretive, and methodological issues, as well as the many controversies that have surrounded his life and art from the Renaissance to the present. Works studied will include painting, sculpture, architecture, drawings, and poetry. Class will combine both lecture and seminar formats. Either Art History 151 or Art History 223 is strongly recommended but not required. (Course offered every third year; scheduled for 2017- 2018.)

Prerequisites: none.