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Art History Courses

Description: A critical overview of the history of art and architecture and a selective examination of canonical figures, movements, periods and thematic issues.

Component(s): Lecture; Tutorial

Notes:
  • Students in Art History programs should complete this course as part of their first 30 credits.

Description: A selective examination of drawing as an art form and of its relation to painting and other visual arts.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the development and uses of the print.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the development and uses of ceramics.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the development and uses of sculpture.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the development of fibre art.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the development and uses of photography.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for PHOT 250 may not take this course for credit.

Description: A study of key buildings and the vocabulary of architecture.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: An introduction to selected subjects and themes in Quebec and Canadian art.

Notes:
  • This course may not be applied within a BFA degree or any Fine Arts specialization, major, or minor program.

  • Students who have received credit for ARTH 370 may not take this course for credit.

Description: An introduction to ideas and techniques associated with the transition from representationalism to abstraction in 19th‑ and 20th‑century Quebec and Canadian art.

Notes:
  • This course may not be applied within a BFA degree or any Fine Arts specialization, major, or minor program.

Description: A critical examination of an artist’s life and work.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the relationship between art history and archaeology.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Topics pertaining to categories of subject matter such as landscape, portraiture, and still life.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: The following course must be completed previously: ARTH 200 .

Description: An in‑depth examination of the methods used in art history to analyze and interpret works of art.

Component(s): Lecture; Tutorial

Notes:
  • Students in Art History programs who require this course should complete it as part of their first 60 credits.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: The following course must be completed previously: ARTH 200 . Enrolment in the Major in Art History and Film Studies is required. If prerequisites are not satisfied, permission of the program director is required.

Description: A comparative examination of some aspects of art history and film studies.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for FMST 348 may not take this course for credit.

Description: An examination of selected subjects in the history of the print.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: An examination of selected subjects in the history of ceramics.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: An examination of selected subjects in the history of sculpture.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: An examination of selected subjects in the history of fibre art.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the relationship between technology and contemporary art.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of historical and contemporary art that utilizes a number of media.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: An examination of the role and implications of selected materials and technology in architecture.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: An examination of selected historical and contemporary materials and processes of art.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the history of craft and the decorative arts as forms of material culture.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of new media art since the 1990s, including the historical development, thematic content, and conceptual strategies for such practices as video art, projection installation and performance, and experimental film.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of recent photographic art.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • Students who have received credit for PHOT 250 may not take this course for credit.

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of Ancient Greece.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of Ancient Rome.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of Early Christian and Byzantine cultures.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of the Medieval period.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of 15th‑ and 16th‑century Europe.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of the 19th century.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of the 20th century.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in contemporary art and architectural production.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art and architectural production of the Middle East.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the art of Canada.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: Selected subjects in the architecture of Canada.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A consideration of specific issues in the practice of recent architecture in Canada.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A consideration of specific issues in the recent art of Canada.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: The relationship of architecture to issues of urbanism, analyzed through examples from Montreal’s past and/or present.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: An analysis of specific issues in the historical and/or contemporary Montreal art community.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A selective examination of the work of Indigenous artists.

Component(s): Lecture

Description: A critical examination of the key concepts of postcolonial art and theory.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: The history of art history as a discipline and the concepts of history it uses.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: A consideration of feminism in art history.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: A consideration of the relationship between philosophy, art theory, and practice.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: An examination of the different concepts of representation involved in creating, defining, and interpreting an artwork.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: An examination of various theories of colour by artists, philosophers, psychologists, and scientists.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: A consideration of the relationships between artwork and audience.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: An examination of selected aspects of the relationship between art, aesthetics, and critical writing.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: A critical examination of selected aspects of the relationship between art and its narratives.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: An analysis of the concepts of ethnic and cultural identity in art and art history.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: A study of selected issues in museums and related art institutions.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: An investigation of art in its original context and of its changing meanings and uses through time.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: An examination of gender as a factor in making and interpreting art.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: A critical examination of selected issues in art and its cultural context.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Description: A detailed examination of a selected aspect of art in society.

Component(s): Lecture

Notes:
  • It is strongly recommended that students have completed at least six Art History credits before enrolling in this course.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Students must be in thirdyear standing with fewer than 33 credits remaining in the Major in Art History degree program. Written permission of the Department of Art History is required.

Description: A detailed examination of selected aspects of art methodologies.

Component(s): Seminar

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Students must be in thirdyear standing with fewer than 33 credits remaining in the Major in Art History degree program. Written permission of the Department of Art History is required.

Description: Students are required to prepare a research paper under the supervision of a faculty member.

Component(s): Independent Study

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Students must be in thirdyear standing with fewer than 33 credits remaining in the Major in Art History degree program. Written permission of the Department of Art History is required.

Description: A course in the practice of art history. Students are required to work on specific projects under the supervision of a faculty member. The purpose of the internship is to provide graduating students with the opportunity to take on a project in a professional art milieu so as to complement their academic education.

Component(s): Practicum/Internship/Work Term

Prerequisite/Corequisite: The following course must be completed previously: ARTH 348 or FMST 348 . Enrolment in the Major in Art History and Film Studies is required. If prerequisites are not satisfied, permission of the Department of Art History is required.

Description: A seminar designed to permit an in‑depth course of study on some aspects of art and film history.

Component(s): Seminar

Notes:
  • This course is equivalent to FMST 448 . Students who have received credit for FMST 448 may not take this course for credit.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Students must be in in thirdyear standing with fewer than 33 credits remaining in the Major in Art History degree program. Written permission of the Department of Art History is required.

Description: A detailed examination of selected aspects of art and architectural history.

Component(s): Seminar

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Students must have completed 18 credits in Art History prior to enrolling. If prerequisites are not satisfied, permission of the Department of Art History is required.

Description: A course for advanced students which provides for the study of more specialized areas of art.

Component(s): Seminar

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