ARTH 260 * Introduction to Art History * Professor Sarah Benson * Spring 2005




syllabus
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Unit 1: week 1 | week 2 | week 3 | week 4
Unit 2: week 5 | week 6 | week 7 | week 8

blackboard

>>assignments
    section: week 2 | week 3 | week 4 | week 5 | week 6 | week 7 | week 8
   paper 1 | paper 2 | paper3 | journal

online resources
Cornell Library | Grove Dictionary of Art | Encyclopaedia Britannica | Oxford Dictionary of Art | Oxford Companion to Western Art | Oxford Dictionary of Architecture | History of Art Dept. | Cornell Homepage
WEEK 8

No quizzes!

Discussion topic:
Devil in the White City, the American Metropolis, and themes of modernity

Assignment:
Complete a draft of Paper 2 and be prepared to discuss it

Further resources:
Visit the World's Columbian Exposotion on line

Interactive map
Tour the Fair
Read the reactions of vistors to the Paris Exhibition
Henry Adams, Muhammad Amin Fakri, Paul Morand ...
Who's Who at the Fair?
Use our online resources to find out more about people such as...

Readings:

* STOKSTAD, AH , "New Materials and Technology in Architecture at Midcentury," pp. 967-969; "Architecture," "The City Park," pp. 1014-1017
* LARSON, Devil in the White City