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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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ART 101: Introduction to World Art: Welcome

Course Description

This course presents an overview of the history of art in painting, sculpture, and architecture from prehistoric times through the twentieth century. It emphasizes significant stylistic movements and highlights the relationship between visual art and its historical and social context, with a view to understanding the artworks both as unique objects and as creative expressions of various civilizations at particular moments in history. This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Creative Expression area of the Gen Ed Program.