UC Berkeley History of Art Department


Summer 2014

  • R1B Section 1 | CCN: 14605Reading and Writing about Visual Experience: Fifteen Views of Manet's "Bar"

    This course, a case study of sorts, is about a single painting, Édouard Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergère (1882), and the multiple, often contradictory ways in which art historians have sought to describe and interpret it. …

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  • R1B Section 4 | CCN: 14620Reading and Writing about Visual Experience: The Body in Avant-Garde Art, 1850-1940

    Caty Telfair

    The art world in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth was a tumult of controversy, debate, wild invention and stubborn reactionism that resulted in the radical transformation of centuries-long conventions …

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  • HA 108.2 | CCN: 14635Cities and the Arts : Beijing

    William Ma

     This course focuses on the visual and material cultures produced in and around the Chinese capital Beijing from the Yuan dynasty (1271-1368) to the present. While Beijing has served as the political center of China for much of the last …

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  • HA N182 | CCN: 14645Histories of Photography

    Camille Mathieu

    This course is an introduction to the history of photography from its origins in the early nineteenth century to the present. While this course is structured chronologically, we will be thinking about photography thematically and conceptually, …

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