HISTART 689 - Special Topics in History of Art
Section: 003 Contemporary Chinese Art
Term: FA 2017
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate student standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Set in the period from 1976 to 2016, this course offers students insight into artistic production in China over a period of immense social, political, and cultural change. The instructor, herself a resident of Beijing with strong connections to artists’ communities, will introduce students to the recent history of Chinese art across media. The focus will be on the complex relations between art and architecture, art and activism, and art and progressive politics within China as well as the effect of counterbalancing influences coming from global society. Students will come to know the work of individual artists and group movements and consider the redeployment of cultural motifs, symbolic architectural landmarks, and traditional iconic imagery by Chinese artists engaged in often contentious cultural politics. The course, with no prerequisites, provides a window into current Chinese history and politics.

HISTART Concentration Distributions: 4. Modern and Contemporary, C. Asia.

HISTART 689 - Special Topics in History of Art
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001 (SEM)
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20837
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2
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
002 (SEM)
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28706
Open
13
 
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M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (SEM)
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28926
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 1:00PM
004 (SEM)
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27694
Open
5
 
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Th 1:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (SEM)
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33355
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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