900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
This course is an introduction to the history of printmaking in the West. Works of art by master printmakers such as Durer, Rembrandt, Piranesi, Goya, Meryon, Kollwitz and others will be addressed in relation to their influence of the art of their periods, as well as the influence of contemporary developments in religion, politics, economics and society that is reflected in their works of art. The class will also examine developments in the various printing techniques of relief, intaglio, lithography, screen printing and other experimental processes.
Co-Requisite: ARTH 245Y
Mode of Inquiry: Thinking Historically