The Genesis of Islamic Art and Architecture
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An examination of the background, origins, and evolution of early Islamic art and architecture from the seventh century rise of Islam to the end of the ninth century. Investigates the fundamentals of Islam as a faith, Islam's relationship to the pre-Islamic past and the theoretical problem of creating a new visual culture to serve a new religion and society.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 352, 351.
Formerly: half of 351
Undergraduate course in History in Art offered by the Department of History in Art in the Faculty of Fine Arts.