Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
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Art History 2674F/G


This course explores Islamic visual culture by focusing on three main design elements in Islamic art and architecture: calligraphy, arabesque and geometry. The course emphasizes the aesthetic, visual, and cultural importance of ornamentation in Islamic art and examines its manifestation in the work of contemporary artists.

Antirequisite(s): Studio Art 2670A/B.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 from Art History 1640 or the former VAH 1040 or two of Art History 1641A/B – 1648A/B or the former VAH 1041A/B – 1045A/B or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours, lecture, blended or online format. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program. Cross-listed with Studio Art 2670A/B.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: AH

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