New Perspectives: Visual Technology in Renaissance and Baroque Art

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    New Perspectives: Visual Technology in Renaissance and Baroque Art

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Art History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This interdisciplinary course explores the depiction of visual space in Renaissance and Baroque Art through the medium of modern technologies. The visual theories of authors including Leon Battista Alberti, Piero della Francesca and Leonardo da Vinci will be given practical application through the use of the digital design software Autodesk Autocad. Individual and group lab study will be an integral part of the course where students will explore and elaborate digital imagery as virtual templates to be used interactively, allowing for an in depth understanding of design techniques and visual theories employed by Renaissance and Baroque artists

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