ARTD 7180G Art Theory and Criticism

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Perspectives on art from different cultures and periods; interpretation and analysis of works of art through various approaches from art history, art criticism, and art theory. New materials and definitions of contemporary art. Topics include biography, formal analysis, iconography, social history, gender, race, psychoanalysis, modernism, post-structuralism.

Prerequisite: matriculation for the M.A. in art history or for the M.F.A. in art or permission of the deputy chairperson.


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