Architecture and Design in the Reign of 16th-19th Century European Rulers
Osher (50+). In this course, we explore the art and architecture from the 16th to the 19th centuries in the reign of 16th – 19th Century European rulers.
About this course:The architectural legacy of the great rulers of Europe, fueled by trade and new-found sources of wealth, gave rise to sumptuous commissions to artists and architects, emphasizing the importance of patronage in the arts. Through lecture and slide illustration, we explore the splendid art, magnificent architecture, and luxurious decorative arts that graced the lives of the inhabitants of these eras. The lives of these wealthy patrons of the arts are discussed within the social and political surroundings of the period.
Summer 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
You must be a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course. To become a member, proceed with enrolling in an OLLI course and you will be prompted to purchase a membership during checkout. For more information about OLLI, visit the Osher website.