Hopkins Intersession Florence, Italy:
History of Art
This intensive course offers students an introduction to the art, architecture and culture of the Italian Renaissance roughly from 1280-1580 with the churches, palaces, museums and piazzas of Florence and nearby cities serving as the classroom. Students examine the art of Giotto, Brunelleschi, Masaccio, Donatello, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo.
Students will earn 3 graded Humanities (H) credits for the following course: AS.010.306 Renaissance Art in Florence
This course will be taught by Antongiulio Sorgini, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Art History who specializes in 15th- and 16th-century Italian Art. He will be assisted by fellow Ph.D. student Amy Miranda, whose research focus is the Art and Architecture of Ancient Rome.
The Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio is located in the historic center of Florence and is adjacent to the thirteenth-century Torre dei Rossi. Breakfast is included and offered on the 6th floor of the hotel. Free Wi-fi is available. Students will stay 2-3 per room.