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    McDaniel College
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AHY 1115 - Introduction to World Art

Credits: 4
This course introduces students to art from around the world.  Students will become familiar with particular paintings, sculptural works and architectural sites that are considered masterpieces as well as ritual practices, performance, devotional objects, cultural artifacts, religious sites, memorials, and other diverse forms of creative expression.  Students will gain knowledge about the cultural, political
and historical role that an art object played in its original context.  This course will span an immense period of human history and will cover art produced around the globe.  It is thematically structured and includes discussions on topics such as: “Representing War” in Ancient Egypt, and Qin Empire, China; “Places of Power” in Ancient Rome and Imperial China; “Sacred Sites,” such as The Parthenon, The Mosque at Cordoba and Chartres Cathedral.
McDaniel Plan: Creative Expression and International Non-Western



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