Introduction to Art History | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Introduction to Art History

Total Hours
Semester A
Course Day
Time 10:30 - 12:00

This course is an introductory overview of art history from prehistory to the 17th century. We will discuss the ways in which artistic objects, images and monuments functioned in different social and political contexts. We will look at the ways in which varied artistic styles were experienced and how they expressed and catered to changing audiences. The course will give a basic understanding of the stylistic and historical characteristics of diverse periods, discussing the influence of patronage, religion and society on the artistic work and its interpretation. The course will be given in English.