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ARTHIST 190 Uncovering Visual Evidence in Museums: Getting Started

This seminar will showcase research done in the collections of Emory's Carlos Museum, primarily those of the Americas. Students will learn from a number of successful case studies, while tracing a particular artwork through many stages of discovery. Some

Emory's Michael C Carlos Museum

This seminar will showcase research done in the collections of Emory's Carlos Museum, primarily those of the Americas.  The Carlos Museum's collection of art of the ancient Americas is substantial, with all three principal cultural centers of the Americas represented (Mesoamerica, Central America, and the Andes) .

Assignments

By the final project, students will build an argument with an original thesis, based on the various types of evidence amassed over the term on their focus object.

 

Reference

Oxford Art Online (incl. Grove Art)
 Oxford Art Online includes Grove Art Online (an encyclopedia of over 40,000 articles covering art, artists, and all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography).  

Rebecca Stone    Art of the Andes, 2012,
Bergh, Wari    Lords of the Ancient Andes, 2012,
Donnan     Moche Portraits of Ancient Peru, 2003,
Proulx and Silverman    The Nasca, 2002.

REF F1218.6 .A73 2001

Archaeology of ancient Mexico and Central America : an encyclopedia / Susan Toby Evans, David L. Webster, editors. New York : Garland Pub., 2001

REF F1218.6 .O95 2001 V.1-3
The Oxford encyclopedia of Mesoamerican cultures : the civilizations of Mexico and Central America
Carrasco, David.

REF F1219 .B932 1996
Encyclopedia of ancient Mesoamerica
Bunson, Margaret.

Credo Reference Unlimited

Gale Virtual Reference Library   

Oxford Reference Online

Subject Guide

Kim Collins
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