This team-taught course analyzes exemplary works of art-historical scholarship that illustrate the deep history of the discipline and showcase current methods for studying the arts of different eras,
For this degree component, each student independently attends and reviews at least ten scholarly lectures, conferences, exhibitions, or other approved events over the course of the academic year: five
Books written and decorated by hand are possibly the densest self-contained repositories of cultural information of any objects created by humans during the pre- and early modern eras in Europe. As su
Rome is one of the oldest living cities, and its claim to being 'caput mundi,' continues to resonate. How is this manifested in the field of the visual? This course explores the many people who contri
This topics course introduces students to the extraordinary vitality and complexity of Italian 20th-century art, with a primary focus on painting, sculpture and installation, and a secondary focus on
The seminar will discuss the topographies and spatiality of late Republican/early Imperial urban landscapes. In particular, the course will investigate the fluid interplay between ‘public’ and
This advanced course accompanies, structures, and assists the MA Thesis writing process. It includes lectures and workshops on topic conception and refinement; bibliographic development; the gathering
The Professional Experience component of the MA may take the form of an internship at a museum, research institute, historic library, school, gallery, or foundation; a teaching or research assistantsh