Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 155 - FAKES, FORGERIES, & STOLEN ART

Long Title: FAKES, FORGERIES, AND STOLEN ART
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: In 1990, two men stole 13 paintings worth an estimated $300 million dollars from the Gardner Museum. The crime remains unsolved, and an estimated 40% of artwork on the market today is either faked or forged. This course will analyze these and other high-profile issues through essays, literature, and film.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/