ARTD 7150G Topics in Pre-Columbian Art of Mesoamerica and the Andes
45 hour lecture plus conference; 3 credits
Exploration of the art and architecture of the major civilizations, such as the Maya, Aztec, and Inka, that flourished in the regions we now call Latin America from the first millennium BCE through the conquest and colonization by Spain in the sixteenth century. Course includes a brief evaluation of the effect of these indigenous traditions upon art and culture in Latin America from the colonial period to the modern era, including modernists such as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.
Prerequisite: Matriculation for the M.A. in art history
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