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ARCHIVED 2016-17 CAS Crete Campus Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2016-17 CAS Crete Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 215 - Topics in Non-European Art History (3)

This course offers a survey of non-European cultures covering the areas of painting, drawing, sculpture, calligraphy, crafts and architecture. Native American, Islamic, Japanese and Chinese Art will rotate on a two year basis. Students will learn about different aesthetic preferences and uses of “art” objects, culture specific artistic techniques as well as culture specific religious traditions, concepts and rituals. Students will reflect on all of the above and how it changes their thinking about themselves and their own culture.

Prerequisite:ART 205  
Offered odd spring terms.