HISTART 394 - Special Topics
Winter 2017, Section 003 - Global Politics and Contemporary Art
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
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Credits:
3
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp, Su.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Description

The end of World War II saw a dramatic shift in how the idea of a “world” was understood, especially by visual artists and their audiences. Focusing on art made after the seminal year of 1945, this course examines artistic production and reception under various forms of political rule with a special emphasis on the relationship between visual art produced under authoritarian rule. The vast scope of this subject necessitates a case study model; among the anticipated case studies are the interventions of Cildo Meireles in post-1964 Brazil, ink painting in Maoist China and social practice in post-millennium America. At its broadest level, this course traces the various trajectories that might collectively be described as art’s manifold relationship to globalism. Note that students in previous years have successfully petitioned to have this course fulfill the Humanities Area Distribution Requirement (HU).

HISTART concentration distributions: 4. Modern and Contemporary, C. Asia (includes China, Japan, India, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific), D. Europe and the US.

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Schedule

HISTART 394 - Special Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
11554
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43
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
29969
Open
13
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (LEC)
 In Person
22863
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25
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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