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IDS 340: La Dolce Vita: Module 2

This course explores the influence of the classical, medieval, and Renaissance periods on 17th, 18th and 19th century Anglo and American writers embarking on the Grand Tour. Students will critically examine fundamental works of art and architecture, the

Ancient Rome

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Schedule and Links

September 8, Wednesday

 

 

 

Towner, John. “The Grand Tour: A Key Phase in the History of Tourism.”

“Art on the Grand Tour.” Getty Museum.

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/grand_tour/t1_art.html

Please read each section (Art, People, Venice, Rome, Naples, Antiquities, Spectacle, and Souvenirs).

September 10, Friday

Bryant: Imperial Roman Architecture

Lightfoot, Christopher. "The Roman Empire (27 B.C.–393 A.D.)". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/roem/hd_roem.htm (October 2000)


“List of Rulers of the Roman Empire.” Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/roru/hd_roru.htm

Perrottet, Tony. “The Glory That Is Rome.” Smithsonian magazine. October 2005

Klar, Laura S. "Theater and Amphitheater in the Roman World". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/tham/hd_tham.htm (October 2006)

September 13, Monday

Research/ Drafting day. Meet in library.

September 15, Wednesday

Bryant: The Path of Roman Art from Greece to Britain

Sorabella, Jean. "The Grand Tour". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/grtr/hd_grtr.htm (October 2003)

Sorabella, Jean. "The Nude in Western Art and its Beginnings in Antiquity". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/nuan/hd_nuan.htm (January 2008)

Audio Lecture

BBC In Our Time Audio Lecture on The Grand Tour

Review for Exam 1

Exam 1: Wednesday, September 29

Featured Video

Architecture of Ancient Rome