ARTH 009-303
Origins of Art
Instructor: Professor Pittman
M 2-5

Course Description

We are surrounded in our lives with things we call visual art. But what are these things really, what makes them art? And how did there come to be such a thing as art? This class will consider the early beginnings of "art" and of the social practice of making images and symbols, going back to the cave sculptures and paintings, and continuing through the early complex societies in Mesopotamia and the region of the

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