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Jun 8, 2017 by Kym Rice (kym)
CDAD 6571 : Survey of Decorative Arts and Design I
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 08:03:56 GMT
Tue, 16 May 2017 17:29:03 GMT
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Corcoran Decorative Arts and Design (CDAD)
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DADH-MA: MA in Decorative Arts and Design History
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
Long Course Title
Survey of Decorative Arts and Design I
Short Course Title
Decorative Arts/Design I
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Overview of major historical developments in decorative arts and design from the 1400s through the 1700s. Focus on objects from Italy, France, England, Germany, and the Netherlands.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
-Distinguish and understand chronologies of stylistic developments in the decorative arts
-Complete critical analysis of objects, interiors, and architecture as indicators of taste, culture, society, religion and politics
-Understand the roles of major artisans, designers, artists, and architects from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century in Europe
-Interpret reading material in assignments and apply to course content
-Build their analytic abilities in order to understand the crucial history of materials, economy, history, politics, and religion as the influences and underpinnings of decorative art history
-Refine their vocabulary of decorative arts, design, and architectural terminology
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
AH 2161 and 2162/History of European Decorative Arts and History of American Decorative Arts are organized differently and are undergraduate class offered by the Art History Program.
Course Reviewer Comments
Thu, 11 May 2017 16:18:29 GMT
Rollback: further review in context of proposed CDAD 6571