Cooking Art History
ART HIS 800.19
This course will examine the intersections between food and art history and include a virtual hands-on cooking component.
What you can learn.
- Explore the differences in food consumption between Italian social classes during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, while discussing Europe's first printed cookbooks
- Examine the development of art and Mexican cuisine through its cookbooks from precolonial times and into the 20th century
- Discover the evolution of French culinary and art history, from the French court through the cafe culture of the 19th century
- Study the evolution of American art and cuisine through the history of American cookbooks, and how they relate to their French and British counterparts