NYU Steinhardt

The History of Taste

  • Course Number: ARTCR-GE 2140
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examines the growth of the audience for the visual arts from ancient Greece to the ascendancy of Napoleon, in terms of style, patterns of collecting, & the economics of art. Particular styles are covered in detail with an eye to their later impact on taste.
  • Old Course Number: E94.2140