ART H 382
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.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Some familiarity with 20thC art advised.
Class assignments and grading
Midterm and Final exams, 2 short writing assignments, and active participation in discussions.