Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 606 - ICONOCLASMS

Long Title: ICONOCLASMS: THE DESTRUCTION OF IMAGES
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: With a focus on the modern period, this seminar will examine iconoclastic theory and practice from antiquity to the present. Why, we will ask, have people so incessantly felt compelled to ban or destroy images, and what can this compulsion tell us about the nature of visual representation itself? Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 406. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 606 if student has credit for HART 406.