ART 355 Art and Empire
Content: Exploration of relationships between visual culture and imperialism, with an emphasis on art produced for the Qing court of China, the Dutch Republic, and the newly formed United States in the years 1640-1800. The class examines art produced in the context of diplomacy, travel narrative, global trade, religious mission, cartography and ethnography, and personal biography.
Prerequisites: ART 100, 151, or 154.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.