HISTART 402 - Contemporary Modes of Interpretation in Art History
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
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Details

Credits:
3
Cost:
<50
Advisory Prerequisites:
Upperclass standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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Description

Students will learn to write about contemporary through a focus on art in an international context since 1980. Writing assignments will include one (500-word) review and one longer (1500-word) essay on a contemporary artist. One in-class oral presentation on a contemporary artist is also required (10 minutes, with powerpoint presentation). The topics that we will consider in relation to contemporary art will include: postmodernism; politics; the proliferation of media; the artmarket; the growth of the digital; surveillance; and participation.

Textbooks/Other Materials: all readings will be available in the electronic coursepack

Estimated Cost of Materials: $0-50

HISTART Distribution Requirements:Europe and the US, Modern and Contemporary

 

Course Requirements:

Readings, class participation, 2 written paper assignments, one in-class presentation.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduate majors, minors, and advanced students with instructor's permission.

Class Format:

One 170 minute seminar meeting per week

Schedule

HISTART 402 - Contemporary Modes of Interpretation in Art History
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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