Courses

AHST 2331-001 (21573)

Understanding Art

Dr. Charissa N. Terranova

Spring 2019

Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30-12:45

ATC 1.102

 

Office Hours: By appointment

Office Location: ATC 2.704

Contact: terranova@utdallas.edu

 

Teaching Assistants:

Alan Alanis Perez: axa159630@utdallas.edu

Linda Anderson: lka160130@utdallas.edu

Francesca Brunetti: fxb140730@utdallas.edu

Syllabus

Mid-term Exam Review

Final Exam Review

PowerPoint Presentations:

1.) Tuesday 01/15/19 Introduction, Techné, and Prehistoric Cave Drawings

2.) Thursday 01/17/19 Screening of Film, Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams

3.) Tuesday 01/22/19 Quiz #1 and Discussion

4.) Thursday 01/24/19 Roman Urbanism, Architecture, and Infrastructure

5.) Tuesday 01/29/19 Roman Interiors and Paintings

6.) Thursday 01/31/19 Quiz #2 and Discussion

7.) Tuesday 02/05/19 Hagia Sophia: Symbolisms and Strata of Structures and Time

8.) Thursday 02/07/19 Quiz #3 and Discussion

9.) Tuesday 02/12/19 Mosque of Cordoba: Spolia and Repetition of Forms

10.) Thursday 02/14/19 Quiz #4 and Discussion

11.) Tuesday 02/19/19 Screening of Film, David Macauley's Cathedral

12.) Thursday 02/21/19 Quiz #5 and Discussion

13.) Tuesday 02/26/19 Optics, Lenses, and Prosthetic Vision

14.) Thursday 02/28/19 Quiz #6 and Discussion

15.) Tuesday 03/05/19 Painting with Grids – From Vermeer to Photorealism 

16.) Thursday 03/07/19 Quiz #7 and Discussion

17.) Tuesday 03/12/19 Mid-Term Exam Review

18.) Tuesday 03/26/19 Rolling Through the Landscape and Spatial Surrounds: Trains and Panoramas

19.) Thursday 03/28/19 Quiz #8 and Discussion

20.) Tuesday 04/02/19 Mobile Prosthetics: Automobiles and Highways 

21.) Thursday 04/04/19 Quiz #9 and Discussion

22.) Tuesday 04/09/19 Virtual Realities in Painting, Photography, and Film

23.) Thursday 04/11/19 Virtual Realities in Painting, Photography, and Film (cont'd)

24.) Tuesday 04/16/19 Screening of Film, Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

25.) Thursday 04/18/19 Quiz #10 and Discussion of Montage and Collage

26.) Tuesday 04/23/19 Discussion of Montage and Collage (cont'd)

27.) Thursday 04/25/19 The Digital Image in Art – The Backdrop of Virtual Reality 

28.) Tuesday 04/30/19 Quiz #11 and Discussion of the Digital Image in Art

29.) Thursday 05/02/19 Final Exam Review

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