New Perspectives: Visual Technology in Renaissance and Baroque Art
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
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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