Art History

With unparalleled access to museums, festivals, artists and their works – both present and past – LdM Rome provides a truly rich environment for studying Art History. Whether it is devoted to Renaissance, Baroque, or Contemporary Art, each class brings students into direct contact with artworks and monuments in the city where they live and study. The Art History curriculum at LdM encompasses many different topics, including courses that focus on the main aspects of major historical art movements, monographic studies of single artists, and religious and secular symbolism in the visual arts.

Courses currently available:

History of Architecture
Art History I: Antiquity to Early Renaissance
Art History II: High Renaissance to the Present
Art in Rome, Ancient to Baroque
Popes, Cardinals, and Courts in Renaissance and Baroque Art
Palaces of Rome
Lost Symbolism: Secret Codes in Western Art
The Genius of Michelangelo
Rome: Villas and Gardens
Art and Architecture in Ancient Rome
Art and Architecture in Medieval Rome
Crossroads of Faith: The Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Heritage of Rome
High Renaissance and Mannerism
Baroque Art
Italian Contemporary Art
Museum and Gallery Internship
Avant-Garde and Modernist Art (1900-1950)