Professor Kirsten Phillips-Court will be offering AH 106: “Have Brush, Will Travel: The Italian Renaissance from Florence to Rome” MW 11:00–11:50 AM | No Prereqs! | L&S Credit | Humanities Breadth!
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Description: This course explores artistic developments that took place in Florence in the 15th century, and how the Florentine Renaissance paved the way to the spectacular achievements by painters, sculptors, and architects in Rome in the 16th century, many of whom traveled from Florence to Rome in pursuit of economic opportunity. Introduces students to the numerous artistic treasures of Florence, Rome, and other artistic centers. We will focus on building an understand the Italian Renaissance as a historical phenomenon and concept through the major works of art made in Florence and Rome during the 14th and 15th centuries. This includes learning about economic exchange, artist-patron-viewer relationships, art’s relations to politics and religion.