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ART 220 Art History: Aspects of Asian Art

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge III or 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV.

Course Description: This course examines the history of Asian art from India, China, Japan, and Cambodia. Works of art are studied in their social, cultural, and geographical contexts. The class studies the relationships between architecture, painting, and sculpture to the development of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other religious ideologies of Asian culture. Works of art may be studied on a firsthand basis in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students may be required to cover museum admission fees.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring - Even years.


3 credits