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Kolya. Rice
ART H 382
Seattle Campus

Theory and Practice of Art Criticism

Explores the origins, development, decline, and aftermath of modernist visual art criticism in the United States. Emphasizes study of widely circulated critical essays and reviews. Assesses and evaluates categories of critical writing in contemporary art publications and art-historical texts.

Class description

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture/discussion

Recommended preparation

Some familiarity with 20thC art advised.

Class assignments and grading

Midterm and Final exams, 2 short writing assignments, and active participation in discussions.


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Last Update by Kolya. Rice
Date: 02/21/2014