Italian Renaissance art and architecture

Lecturer: Sim Hinman WAN

Previously taught by: G. BRYDA
6 credits

This course examines the painting and sculpture of Italy from about 1300 to 1550. Probing why the Italian Renaissance was so pivotal in the development of Western art, the course examines changes in art styles and techniques, artists’ responses to medieval and classical art, and the impact of historical developments in religion, politics, society, and patronage. Students will become familiar with the work of major artists and with the variations that existed among different regions of Italy.

100% coursework

One 1000-level Art History course



“Content is very interesting.”

ARTH2012 student, 2017-2018

“Learned about masters like Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael.”

ARTH2012 student, 2017-2018