Faculty of Arts


Art and the City: 1400-1700

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for ARTHIST 107.


An investigation of the social and cultural history of urbanisation between 1400 and 1700 as expressed in art and architecture. The areas of study will involve looking at art in the spheres of public buildings, religious institutions and private houses. The cities to be covered may include Florence, Bruges, Venice, Antwerp, Rome, Madrid and Amsterdam.

Availability 2012

Semester 2


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Iain Buchanan

Recommended Reading

J. Paoletti & G. Radke, Art in Renaissance Italy (New York, 2002) M. Girouard, Cities and People: A Social and Architectural Study ( London, 1985) P. Burke, Venice and Amsterdam ( Cambridge, 1994) E. Welch, Art and Society in Italy, 1350-1500 (Oxford, 1997) R. Turner, Renaissance Florence (New York. 1997) M. Westermann, The Art of the Dutch Republic, 1585-1718 ( London, 2005)


Coursework + exam


ARTHIST 107: 15.0 points

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