History & Arts Commission

The Art History major offers undergraduate students an opportunity to acquire specialized knowledge and understanding of visual artifacts from prehistory to the present day, from Western and non-Western cultures. To tailor departmental offerings to suit their specific needs, students majoring in art history plan integrated programs in consultation with their faculty advisors and are encouraged to take courses in history, philosophy, theology, and other fields related to their specialization.

Borderline Crime examines how law reacted to the challenge of the border in British North America and post-Confederation Canada. The Theatre reopened in 2008 through the efforts of the Blair Center for the Arts. Egypt, arguably the greatest civilization in the history of ancient art , was the first culture to adopt a recognizable style of art. Students in many fields may also find that art history is relevant to their studies. Inaugural symposium for the Center for the History of Collecting in America; fellowships for scholars. He is considered to be one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America for his role in winning the Revolutionary War and securing American independence from Britain. The discipline of art history imparts visual and intellectual skills for apprehending and understanding art works past and present.

We offer a major and a minor in the discipline, as well as a minor in the history of architecture; and encourage students to take courses in such cognate disciplines as studio art, classics, history, psychology, English, and foreign language literatures.history of arts

You see, I do feel that this arts/health thing we’re all part of, is by its very nature, a grass roots movement, not something that you can impose standardisation on, and yet it seems the free-marketeers are gaining ground and soon everything we do will only be sanctioned if it meets the standards of the politburo – standards dictated by those pale-faced marketeers – and never – absolutely never – those artists, free-thinkers and activists that make up the movement.

Contemporaneous with Wölfflin’s career, a major school of art-historical thought developed at the University of Vienna The first generation of the Vienna School was dominated by Alois Riegl and Franz Wickhoff , both students of Moritz Thausing , and was characterized by a tendency to reassess neglected or disparaged periods in the history of art.history of artshistory of arts