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AHIS 1, Western Art History I   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 1.

A survey of the chronological development of Western art from the Stone Age to the Gothic Period with emphasis on the cultural, political, and social factors that influenced this evolution. This includes: Near-Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic art and architecture.

1052   9:30a-10:50a MW   A 214   Semere M G

1053   9:30a-10:50a TTh   A 214   Semere M G

1054   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1054 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1055   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1055 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4007   6:45p-9:50p W   A 214   Lyall V I

AHIS 2, Western Art History II   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 2.

This course is a survey of the chronological development of Western art from the Renaissance to the mid 19th Century with emphasis on the cultural, political, and social factors that influenced this evolution. This includes: Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Realism painting, sculpture and architecture.

1056   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 165   Mihaylovich K

1057   12:45p-2:05p MW   A 214   Semere M G

1058   3:45p-5:05p MW   HSS 263   Rowe S H

1059   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1059 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1060   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1060 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

AHIS 3, Western Art History III   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Formerly Art 8

A survey of the chronological development of art from Impressionism to the present day. It includes Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, Visionary Art, Modern Architecture, Art Nouveau, Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, De Stijl, Dada, Fantastic Art, Surrealism, Abstract Formalism, the International Style, abstract expressionism, color field painting, minimalism, formalism, earthworks, semiotics in art, pop art, Fluxus, conceptualism, Performance art, post-modernism, art and identity politics, protest art, neo-expressionism, appropriation and new genre.

1061   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 165   Meyer W J

1062   2:15p-3:35p MW   HSS 263   Ming L Y

AHIS 11, Art Appreciation: Introduction to Global Visual Culture    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts and Humanities) • Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement. Formerly Art 79.

An introduction to artistic practices by exploring the myriad manifestations of visual culture in our world through a cross-cultural thematic approach. This course examines themes in art like Religion, Power, Reproduction and Sexuality, and traces them across cultures and time periods. Emphasis will be placed on learning the language of visual culture both in terms of the formal elements of design as well as the content of style and subject matter and finding connections and differences. Students will explore the various media of art from drawing, sculpture, fresco, oil, photography, motion pictures, architecture to contemporary advertising and design and investigate how various cultures have used specific media and themes. This course is designed to introduce Fine Art and Art History simultaneously providing a unique opportunity to explore these fields as well as to prepare students for a course of study in Fine Art and Art History.

1063   9:00a-12:05p Sat   A 214   Wood E

4008   6:00p-9:05p W   MALIBU 22   James N M

Above section 4008 meets at Webster Elementary School, 3602 Winter Canyon Road, Malibu, 90265.

4009   6:45p-9:50p T   A 214   Wood E

AHIS 17, Arts of Asia – Prehistory to 1900    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 5.

This course is a survey of the chronological development of Asian art from earliest times to approximately 1900 with emphasis on the cultural, political, and social factors which influenced this evolution. The course includes the art of China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, and Indonesia.

1064   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   O’Leary T F

Above section 1064 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1065   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   O’Leary T F

Above section 1065 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

AHIS 18, Introduction to African Art History    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None.

History and appreciation of the arts of Africa and The African Diaspora. Examines the continent of Africa within historical, cultural, religious, socio-political, and aesthetic contexts, the impact of African art in Europe and the Americas, and contemporary African art.

1066   9:00a-12:05p F   A 214   Brown We

AHIS 52, History of Photography    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts and Humanities) • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Art 73.

This is a historical survey of the evolving nature of photography from the early 1800’s to the present digital age.

AHIS 52 is the same course as Photography 52. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.

1067   4:00p-5:20p TTh   A 214   Fier B

1068   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Fier B

Above section 1068 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

AHIS 72, American Art History    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Art) • Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement. Formerly Art 72.

A survey of the chronological development of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the United States from its pre-colonial past to the end of World War II. The contributions and influences of a variety of ethnic groups to the diversity of art in the United States will be addressed. The artistic contribution of Native American, African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicano/Latino Americans and European Americans will be studied in the larger context of American society, history, and culture.

1069   11:15a-12:35p MW   A 214   Folland T F

1070   12:30p-3:35p F   A 214   Brown We

1071   12:45p-2:05p MW   HSS 263   Folland T F

1072   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mihaylovich K W

Above section 1072 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1073   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mihaylovich K W

Above section 1073 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1074   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Schapa E J

Above section 1074 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4010   6:45p-9:50p Th   A 214   Rowe S H

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