4.634 / 4.635
Early Modern Architecture and Art

Required of: 
BSA (4.635)

4.634 — graduate subject
4.635 — undergraduate subject

A history from the fourteenth-century through the early seventeenth-century of architectural practice and design, as well as visual culture in Europe with an emphasis on Italy.  Topics discussed include the production and reception of buildings and artworks; what a reinvigorated interest in antiquity meant; and the representation of the individual, the state, and other institutions.  This subject examines a variety of interpretive methods.  Graduate students will complete additional assignments.