Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 557 - VIDEO AND EXPANDED CINEMA

Long Title: VIDEO AND EXPANDED CINEMA
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This seminar explores the emergence of video and "expanded cinema" as a primary field of artistic practice over the course of the 1960s and 1970s. We will examine seminal works by artists including Andy Warhol, Dan Graham, and Robert Whitman as well as the shifting aesthetic, political, and media landscapes in which this work emerged. For each lecture, Graduate students will be assigned readings. They will write an annotated bibliography of all the readings to be turned in at the end of the semester. We will meet for an additional two or three weeks to discuss the interpretive and methodological problems and ideas associated with the readings. Graduate students will be expected to complete all the requirements of the class in addition to writing a substantial research paper due at the end of the semester. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 457. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 557 if student has credit for HART 457.