AR 298 History of the Designed Environ:Antiquity to Mid-19th Century
SP 2010 HO
Beasley, Ardus (Soodie)
B.A. Art History; M.A. in Art History;Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine & Decorative Arts;Post-Baccalaureate Professional Level Designation in Interior Architecture and Design
before and after class; by appointment
January 14 – May 8
5:30 - 8:10 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
READINGS TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE CLASS
Furniture: An Introduction
Pgs 29-60 (pgs 40-60)
Classical Civilizations: Greece
Pgs 69-99 (pgs 78-99)
Classical Civilizations: Rome
Early Middle Ages/ Vikings and Celts
Review notes and readings assigned
Review handout (emailed)
Late Middle Ages: and Gothic
Pgs 213-237; 242-243
Renaissance France: Francis I, Henry II, Louis XIII
(we’re not covering Spanish, Portuguese, German or Russian renaissance, but please feel free to read)
Renaissance England -Tudor Elizabethan/Jacobean
Review time line
Baroque France: Louis XIV
Baroque England: William & Mary and Queen Anne
Baroque in America
Rococo: Regence to Louis XV
France: Louis XVI
Pgs 431-434; 443-447
Georgian England: George I
Robert Adam: George II
Pgs 424-438; 449-451
… in America
Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Sheraton
Geo IV: Regency
Pg 437 + Handout
Antique Art & Furniture Market
preparations for final
Written Assignments or Projects
Class Participation = 50 points
Exams (3 @ 100 pts each) = 300 points
Final = 100 points
TOTAL = 500 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Exams missed with a valid excuse (approved by instructor in advance) can be made up in the testing center.
Students may NOT make up exams missed because of an unexcused absence.
Extra credit is available by writing a three-page paper, on approval of the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: PAY ATTENTION IN CLASS
No cell phones
No checking email during class
Dates for exams and assignments are subject to revision!!
This is an intensive reading class. You are asked to read the appropriate sections of your textbook for the subjects listed.
These readings should be completed prior to the class for which they are assigned.
Academic Honesty: is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.
begins with antiquity and progresses through the mid-1800s.
Students will study primarily
interiors and furniture, as well as some decorative arts and architecture
in the context of the history of Western culture.
art is traditionally defined as ornamental and functional works in ceramic,
wood, glass, metal, or textile. The field includes ceramics, furniture,
furnishings, interior design, and architecture. The decorative arts are often
categorized in opposition to the "fine arts", namely, painting,
drawing, photography, and large-scale sculpture. Some distinguish between
decorative and fine art based on functionality, intended purpose, importance,
status as a unique creation, or single-artist production. Decorative arts, or
furnishings, may be fixed (for example, wallpaper), or moveable (for example,
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Additional Information:Additional Learning Outcomes:
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