This condensed survey course focuses on four key periods or themes from the history of design. Together we’ll trace the emergence of design as a recognized practice, why things look the way they do, and how designers approached specific design problems in their work.
An introduction to some of the most astonishing architectural monuments the world has ever known—Gothic cathedrals. We shall study the art, literature, intellectual life, economics, and new social arrangements that arose in the shadow of the cathedrals and that were such an important part of the revival of [...]
El arte deriva de un deseo de la persona para comunicarse con otros” (Edvard Munch). Y es desde la prehistoria que el humano ha dejado impresas sus huellas a través del arte. ¿Qué características tienen esas huellas artísticas? ¿Qué nos comunican sobre el periodo de tiempo al que pertenecen? [...]
Want to know how some of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists made abstract paintings? This course offers an in-depth, hands-on look at the materials, techniques, and thinking of seven New York School artists, including Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Agnes Martin, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Ad Reinhardt, and [...]