HART 390 - THEORIES OF VISUAL ARTS
Long Title: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE VISUAL ARTS
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: Exploration of overlapping themes central in the history of art, using texts from Plato to post-modernism. Includes the use of biography, style, connoisseurship, quality, the social basis of art, theories of change in the arts, psychology, iconography, and the modernist canon and post-modern challenges to that canon, as well as race, gender, class, authorship, and audience.