ARTH 22600 History of Non-Western Art

GE-Human Culture: Arts/Human DiversityThis 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. This class may require the use of a virtual reality headset identified by the instructor.