5C BC Greco-Roman Culture
This class will be developing the influence of Greek art on Roman Empire and Renaissance period. Then we will concentrate on the female nude evolution, its despairing during middle age and reemerging during Renaissance (Botticelli, Raphaël, etc.). Giotto masterpiece, starting point of the Humanism Cultural Revolution, will be subject of this study. Finally we shall spend time on 15th and 16th century painters such as Masaccio, Piero della Francesca, Mantegna and Michel-Angelo.
This course may be applied toward the MA in Mediterranean Studies