Category: Art 337 Rome

Baroque Art

Read this history of Baroque Art in Rome:  https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/baro/hd_baro.htm Watch this video about Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, 1647-52, with we will visit at the Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria. Also, read a bit about painter, Caravaggio, whose work we will see at several…

Contemporary Art in Rome

Our two planned contemporary art stops are The Tarot Gardens and the MAXXI Museum. To prepare for these stops read about The Tarot Gardens hereL https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-tucked-tuscan-countryside-artists-mystical-sculpture-park-celebrates-femininity Check out the Maxxi Museum here:  https://www.maxxi.art/en/ Learn more about Zaha Hadid, the architect who designed the MAXXI here:  https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/01/arts/design/zaha-hadid-architect-dies.html  

Rome Travel Resources

Professor Kupinsky put together some great travel resources last year.  They can be found here: https://romewinter.wordpress.com/category/travel-resources/.  I strongly encourage you to read this page.  There are tips on safety, getting around, finding places to eat, and more. Also, on this site are some of the blog…

Rome: Renaissance

Read about the influence of Ancient Rome on the Renaissance. and Architecture in Renaissance History: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/itar/hd_itar.htm Read about the Sistine Chapel Watch:

Ancient Rome, Part 1

This series of three posts is designed to help you prepare for the Global Studies Seminar in Rome.  One requirement of the course is that each of you prepare a ten minute introduction to the class about one of the sites we are visiting. Read: The…