UC Berkeley History of Art Department

Courses

Summer 2017

  • R1B Section 1 | CCN: 11764Reading and Writing about Visual Experience: The Camera in South Asia: From Colonial Photography to Bollywood (Session A)

    Rebecca Whittington Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 10:00 - 12:00PM

     This course will investigate the diverse iterations of photography and cinema in South Asia, from the introduction of the camera in the mid-nineteenth century to the present. We will begin with the early history of the camera in the …

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  • R1B Section 2 | CCN: 11765Reading and Writing about Visual Experience: Beyond the Page: Comic Books and Graphic Novels (Session D)

    Keith Budner Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 2:00 - 4:00PM

    In this course we are going to explore the world of comics and graphic novels from their origins in the 1930s to the present day. Comics and graphic novels will open us up to a series of broader questions of art historical and cultural …

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  • HA N182 | CCN: 11767Histories of Photography (Session D)

    Alexandra Courtois de Vicose Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 2:00 - 4:00PM

    Define photography. Go ahead. Not as evident as it seems? One of the reasons may be the staggeringly quick evolution of the technology behind the production of pictures and the multiplicity of roles these images were/are made to play. The …

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  • HA N100 | CCN: 15104Theories and Methods of Art History (Session D)

    Grace Harpster Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 10:00 - 12:00PM

    This course introduces students to the major methodological and theoretical movements in art historical practice. Organized roughly chronologically, we begin with Vasari and artistic biography in the Renaissance, examine the origins of art …

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  • HA N107 | CCN: 15542Images and the Law (Session A)

    Kappy Mintie Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 2:00 - 4:00PM

    In this course students will learn to analyze both artworks and legal texts through an investigation of significant laws and court cases that have impacted the history of American art from the nineteenth century to the present. From the …

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  • HA N80 | CCN: 15543Introduction to Modern Art (Session D)

    Jez Flores Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 12:00 - 2:00PM

    This course will offer a general overview of the history of twentieth-century art. We will begin with a brief look back into dominant trends of the nineteenth century and will conclude in the 1970s. Although many accounts of Modern Art tend to …

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  • No graduate courses available.