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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.

1054   8:00a-11:05a F   HSS 153   Mousavi A

1055   9:30a-10:50a MW   A 214   Mack R

1056   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1056 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 26 to Oct 18, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1057   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1057 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 26 to Oct 18, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4012   6:45p-9:50p T   A 214   Triandos T 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.

1058   8:00a-9:20a TTh   HSS 165   Rowe S H

1059   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1059 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 21 to Dec 13, 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, Oct 21 to Dec 13, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4013   6:45p-9:50p M   A 214   Leaper L E

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   8:00a-9:20a MW   A 214   Ming L Y

1062   12:45p-2:05p TTh   HSS 165   Meyer W J

1063   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Meyer W J

Above section 1063 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1064   9:00a-12:05p Sat   A 214   James N M

1065   11:15a-12:35p MW   A 214   Wood E

1066   12:30p-3:35p F   A 214   Wood E

1067   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Thayer J

Above section 1067 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1068   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   O’Leary T F

Above section 1068 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.

1069   9:00a-12:00p F   A 214   Brown We

1070   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brown We

Above section 1070 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1071   4:00p-5:20p TTh   A 214   Fier B

1072   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Fier B

Above section 1072 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.

1073   9:30a-10:50a MW   LS 106   Stuart C A

1074   9:30a-10:50a TTh   A 214   Folland T F

1075   11:15a-2:20p T   A 214   Schapa E J

1076   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mihaylovich K W

Above section 1076 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1077   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Mihaylovich K W

Above section 1077 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1078   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Folland T F

Above section 1078 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4014   6:45p-9:50p W   A 214   Rowe S H

4015   6:45p-9:50p Th   A 214   Stuart C A

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