Art and Art History :: Swarthmore College

art historyAn alternative is to make comparisons and contrasts between artists and their artistic works with the mind’s eye. As you discover the fascinating world of artwork, a beautiful assortment of 1000’s of years of human experience, you’ll want to travel farther from your house to see artistic endeavors in person. Japanese art covers a variety of artwork styles and media, together with historical pottery, sculpture, ink painting and calligraphy on silk and paper, ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, ceramics, origami, and more just lately manga—trendy Japanese cartooning and comics—together with a myriad of different types. In Eastern Asia, portray was derived from the follow of calligraphy, and portraits and landscapes have been painted on silk material. Most of the work characterize landscapes or portraits.

What Is Art History?

Our specialised and intensive Master’s programme immerses you in traditional and innovative approaches to the history of art. Working in close connection … Read More