ARTH 22600 History of Non-Western Art

GE-Human Culture: Arts/Human Diversity This course examines the art and architecture of Asia, Oceania, Africa, the Middle East, and Native North and South America. This course offers an introductory survey of major non-Eurocentric cultures and movements and invites students to understand and interpret these in historical and visual contexts. Focusing on the issues of patronage, function and socio-political and religious significance of these non-Western works, an in-depth understanding of their place in the historical continuum shall be brought to bear.