4.634 / 4.635
Early Modern Architecture and Art

Enrollment: 
UG: 4.635 G: 4.634
Required of: 
BSA required; restricted elective for Architecture minor (4.635)

Presents a history, from the 14th through the early 17th century, of architectural practice and design, as well as visual culture in Europe with an emphasis on Italy. Topics include the production and reception of buildings and artworks; the significance of a reinvigorated interest in antiquity; and representation of the individual, the state, and other institutions. Examines a variety of interpretive methods.

Graduate students are expected to complete additional assignments.