PGHI

5100

Survey of Design & Dec Arts 1

Parsons School of Design: Art and Design History

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Survey of Design & Dec Arts 1

Fall 2018

Taught By: Lorraine Karafel

Section: A

CRN: 2548

Credits: 3

This course presents a broad introduction to European decorative arts from the fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries, focusing on Italy, France, England, and the Netherlands. Issues of style, function, and meaning of objects in both public and private life will be explored. In class lectures and through readings that reflect a variety of scholarly approaches, the decorative arts will be considered within the larger cultural, political, and social contexts of their times.

Open to: Masters degree in History of Decorative Arts and Design majors only.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art and Design History (PLAD)

Campus: Parsons Dec Arts Cooper Hewitt (PD)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 30

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 9:54pm 9/20/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 3:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/30/2018 - 12/13/2018