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2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AH 228 High Renaissance and Mannerist Art

This course focuses on the painting, sculpture, and architecture of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti and their contemporaries in sixteenth-century Italy. Emphasis will be upon the form and content of each work, with particular attention given to the role of creativity and the notion of artistic genius. We will also consider the revival of antiquity and its relationship to vernacular culture, as well as the changing role of the artist over time.