Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Art 597 A History of Art and Social Pracitice

A history of social practice in art. Investigate the current critiques, debates and issues surrounding its current state in relation to its historical context. The course will examine social practice from 1920 to present and touch on the key movements. Will place a strong emphasis on contemporary examples of social practice art through readings, assignments, and online participation. This course will give a historic and critical context for social art. Open to non-majors. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as Art 497 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: at least junior standing or graduate standing.
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  • 500