This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2017 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The History and Arts Commission consists of community volunteers with a demonstrated interest, experience, or related professional qualifications in historic preservation and/or cultural arts. A minimum of two units (or equivalent) must be selected from the MA modules in the History of Art and Archaeology department listed below. Together, Amherst’s arts programs host more than 300 events in the performing, literary and visual arts each year.
At the time of the Spanish conquest of Yucatán during the 16th and 17th centuries, the Maya were still powerful, but many communities were paying tribute to Aztec society The latter culture was thriving, and it included arts such as sculpture, painting, and feather mosaics.
C.G. Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist , an influential thinker, and founder of analytical psychology Jung’s approach to psychology emphasized understanding the psyche through exploring the worlds of dreams , art, mythology , world religion and philosophy Much of his life’s work was spent exploring Eastern and Western philosophy, alchemy , astrology , sociology , as well as literature and the arts.
Greek and Etruscan artists built on the artistic foundations of Egypt, further developing the arts of sculpture, painting, architecture, and ceramics. A degree in Art & Art History is a great start for students interested in careers in visual art, design, architecture, film, curatorial work, education, university teaching, arts administration and art conservation. Principles of art history; the problem of the development of style in later art. Doing a history degree taught me to think analytically and to present information in a considered and controlled way. Studying history gives an understanding of where we have been and how the world has changed over time. Students with a U of S degree in Studio Art or Art History are prepared to pursue graduate studies here and around the world. Briony Fer’s appearance is sponsored by the Departments of Art History and Art Studio and the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum.
The BA in History is a single honours or denominated degree, which means that students take only History for second year and for the final year of the programme. Egypt, arguably the greatest civilization in the history of ancient art , was the first culture to adopt a recognizable style of art. He is author of Objects of Desire: Design and Society since 1750, Concrete and Culture: A Material History and Words and Buildings: A Vocabulary of Modern Architecture. Our expertise expands across a variety of fields including medieval, military, British and European history. The discipline of art history imparts visual and intellectual skills for apprehending and understanding art works past and present. The Department of the History of Art and Archaeology contains some of the world’s leading experts in Asian and African art history and archaeology, whose ground-breaking research informs and is informed by their teaching.