MFA in Photography: History & Aesthetics Seminar II (First Year)


  • ART548 MFA in Photography: History & Aesthetics Seminar II (First Year)3

    Term: Spring

    Prerequisites: MFA in Photography: History & Aesthetics Seminar I

    This course develops and expands upon themes and subjects introduced in the Graduate Seminar in Photography: History and Aesthetics I.  Students explore in depth the most significant trends in photography, both historical and current.  They analyze works by the influential photographers and photo-historians and investigate the social, cultural, and political contexts within which these photographers have worked and are working.  Special attention is given to the interdisciplinary relationship between photography and contemporary art practice, recent trends in photographic and/or critical histories, and theories of photography.  The seminar includes lectures, discussions on assigned texts, individual meetings with students, and visits to exhibitions, galleries and photography/art festivals.

    (See syllabi below. An updated syllabus will be posted at the beginning of each term.)

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