ARTD 7165G Global Contemporary Art

45 hours; 3 credits

Examination of the development of contemporary art internationally from the post-war era to the present. Consideration of the historical and contemporary contexts of the countries and artists discussed as well as theoretical issues of globalism, diaspora, and hybridity. Artists include but are not limited to: Mona Hatoum, Shahzia Sikander, Walid Raad, Ai Wei Wei, Do Ho Su, Yoko Ono, Santiago Serra, Christoph Schlingensief, Chris Ofili, Helio Oiticica, Lygia Clark, William Kentridge, Ghada Amer, Michal Rovner and Omer Fast. Current museum and gallery exhibitions will be discussed.

Prerequisite: matriculation for the M.A. in art history or for the M.F.A. in art or permission of the deputy chairperson.


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