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Changing Views: Perspectives on African Art
Course No. ACD 385X Credits: 3.0
Faculty Katherine Flach
Through lectures, readings, and discussions, this seminar will explore important developments in the history of the reception, study, and photography of African art, from the 15th century to present day. An analysis of a number of key publications by pioneering scholars in the field will illustrate the multiple approaches that have been developed to gain insight into Africa’s artistic heritage. Special attention will be devoted to the dialogue between anthropological and art-historical perspectives on the arts of Africa. This seminar will also address the politics and ethics of the acquisition and representation of African art, as well as the methodological challenges connected to their formal and stylistic diversity, and issues of artistic production and patronage.
Associate Professor/Chair of Painting
Lane Cooper is an artist, who works through painting, sound, video, text and, on occasion, performance. Her wo...more
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