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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Art and Art History: Art History

ARTH 245 (TH) Prints and Printmakers (1)

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

  • Offering: Spring 2003 and 2004
  • Professor: Staff