COURSE INFO


Instructor: prof. Tiziana Landra

Credit Hours: 3 -- Contact hours: 45

Course Number: ARTH 368

Department: Art History

Prerequisite: none



Course Description: 
Beginning with the frescoes of the late 1200’s from the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, this course covers the most important artists of the 1300’s, 1400’s, and early 1500’s.
Students are guided through the major artistic developments of these centuries from the spatial discoveries of Giotto, to the mathematical discovery of perspective, and on to the rebirth of interest in the classical world. The course covers historical and political events and analyzes their influence on artistic production. Many class sessions are held on-site in museums and churches to enhance the in-class slide lectures.
Meet the Faculty: Prof. Tiziana Landra
prof Landra at SRISA
Tiziana Landra was born in Milano, Italy and has lived and studied in Italy, Luxembourg and England (UCL). She graduated with honors from the University of Pisa, writing a thesis on the artist Leoncillo Leonardi. She later completed the Scuola di Specializzazione in Art History at the University of Pisa, with a thesis on Frantisek Kupka. She has published critical essays on both Renaissance and Modern Art.

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