Skip to Main Content

ARHI.2040: History of Art: Renaissance to Modern

You will need to be logged in to the UML Library to access some of the material in this guide. If you are logged in to your UML email you are logged in to the library. You may get an additional authentication phone call from Duo. This is routine. 

If prompted, enter your UML email credentials. If you still have trouble, clear the cache on your device. Email not working? Troubleshoot from here.

green and red mask
Paul Klee, Actor's Mask, 1924 oil on canvas mounted on board
Used under Artstor Terms and Conditions

About this Guide

ARHI.2040 is a survey of the origins and development of painting, sculpture, and architecture from Renaissance times to the Modern period. Emphasis is placed on representative works of art from the Renaisance, Baroque, Rococo, Nineteenth Century Movements-Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Impressionism, Cubism, Dadaism, Surrealism and Abstract Art. The aim of the course is to introduce the student to basic critical and art historical methods as well as the analysis of style and content within sequential cultural contexts.


This guide is a bridge to the library's resources on the topic of art, it's history and relevance. The guide contains links to e-books, databases and tutorials on how to find what you're looking for.