(also offered as LART 1Q98 and VISA 1Q98)
||Introduction to Visual Culture
||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.
||Lectures, seminar, 3 hours week.
||no studio work. Materials fee required.