ARTD 3171 Iconoclasm: Mutilating, Burying, and Destroying Images from Antiquity to the Present

3 hours; 3 credits

Examination of the practice of destroying images from c. 1500 B.C.E. to the present, with a focus on religious and politically motivated attacks.

Prerequisite: Art 1050 [1.3] or Core Studies 2.1 or Core Curriculum 1120 [1.2] or Art 1010.


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