HAD-632 Topics in Venetian Renaissance Art & Design
This course looks in depth at the visual riches of the Renaissance in Venice. An introduction to Venetian Renaissance culture and to late fifteenth and sixteenth century art and architecture from the Bellini, Coducci and Lombardi to Giorgione, Titian, Sansovino, Tintoretto, Veronese, Palladio is provided along with selected readings, followed by a quiz. Participants choose a focus for research and collaborate by sharing bibliographies. Each student selects a topic related to the focus and presents the results of research in a seminar report to the group and in a final written version of the report.