ART 833 Artistic Centers of Western Europe: Their Art and Architecture, Museums and Monuments


The travel–study portion of Track Two includes a month–long tour of the Continent including Paris, Beaune, Rome, Florence, Venice, Ravenna, Nürnberg, Munich, Bruges, Ghent, and concludes in Londonduring the final week of the program. During the tour, each student keeps a daily academic journal. Most students will never have thought seriously about art, architecture and city structure before going on this program, but, by the end of it, each student should have the wherewithal to look at a building or a sculpture and understand its period, its aims, the way it was produced and what the artist intended by it. Part of the Track Two: Western Europe in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance of the European Studies Program.