Course Information
Course Code VISA 1Q98
(also offered as IASC 1Q98 and LART 1Q98)
Course Title Introduction to Visual Culture
Description Concepts of art, its vocabulary, structure and varied cultural contexts. Problems of meaning, visual perception and formal structure of the visual arts, functions of art in contemporary society, the function of galleries and museums, and the role of patrons and critics. Contemporary critical methodology.
Course Format Lectures, seminar, 3 hours week.
Notes no studio work. May be offered online.