Goucher College 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

ARH 449 - History and Methods of Art History (2 Cr.)

(formerly ARH 249) (LER TXT)
This course explores the history of art history from its earliest writings to the formation of the contemporary discipline. Emphasis will be given to modes of interpreting the art object, including feminist, Marxist, and structuralist methodologies, as well as different forms of analysis, including stylistic, iconographic, and contextual. Students will also learn methods of scholarly research appropriate to the discipline, including finding, evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing primary and secondary visual and textual sources. Prerequisite: ARH 103  or permission of instructor. Spring semester. Oettinger.