Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 224

Power and Piety: the Baroque


Description

The use of art to display, enhance and justify political power and piety and to promote political and religious ideologies in the major power centres of seventeenth-century Europe in the Baroque period. Refers to the work of artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Velazquez, Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Le Brun, Jones and Wren.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Erin Griffey

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ARTHIST 224: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points at Stage I in Art History or 30 points at Stage I listed in European Studies

Restrictions

ARTHIST 306, 324


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