History of Art and Visual CultureHAVC 32 Western Culture and the Human Visual Imagination

Survey of critical themes and theoretical topics central to historical situations and visual character of Western culture from Early Modern period to present. Addresses issues of particular concern to the visual tradition in Europe and the U.S.: the beginning and end of art, visual regimes of looking and seeing, the idea of the artist, the art market, media and technologies, the role of museums and other exhibition practices. (Formerly course 80S.)

Credits

5

Instructor

Catherine Soussloff