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FIAR 239 - Landscape into Art


3 Credits
A study of the development, evolution, importance and interpretation of the landscape as motif as a prime subject for painting from the period of Egyptian tomb painting through 21st century environmental art pieces. The non-Western art of China, Japan, India, Africa, etc. are considered. A portion of the class is devoted to the study of landscape architecture and its application to environmental study and other topics. Five different approaches are investigated: landscape as descriptive element, as decorative background, as a structural aid to composition, as a central theme and as expression of mood. Issues related to climate change are also discussed. Field trips. (LAS) (HE) (Core:Fine Arts)



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