INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY
Instructor: Dr. Michael Bieze
This course, based on the methods and skills used in the Advanced Placement Art History curriculum, will offer participants a variety of ways to enjoy, reflect upon, and analyze works of art. The course will use artworks found in the AP Art History curriculum, as well as art from the High Museum and the Carlos Museum at Emory University.
Session 1: Visual Analysis. The High Museum’s Romare Bearden Exhibition will be discussed.
Session 2: Ways to analyze and discuss architecture.
Session 3: Examine varieties of ways in which to interpret works of art.
Michael Bieze, Chair of the Fine Art Department, has been teaching at art and art history at Marist School since 1986. He has been an art history consultant for the College Board since 1990. Among his many publications, are two books on African American art. He is currently finishing a visual companion to Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and a catalog on the photographs of the Harlem Renaissance artist C.M. Battey.
Marist School’s Alumni Engagement program, which is a key part of the Office for Institutional Advancement, focuses on building, maintaining, and strengthening relationships with the school’s 10,000 alumni as well as with the growing body of parents of alumni. Various alumni initiatives, events, awards, and publications are aimed at fostering relationships that bind the school and alumni in a sense of common purpose and advance the school’s mission and goals.