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ART 245 - Art History: History of Photography

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II or 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV.

Course Description: Studies of the history of photography in the 19th and 20th centuries with an emphasis on the major stylistic and aesthetic movements in the field. The invention and development of various photographic techniques as well as the careers of major American and European photographers are covered. The relationship between photography and other art media, such as painting, is also addressed. Classes may visit the International Center of Photography and the Museum of Modern Art. Students may be required to cover museum admission fees.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Art Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Area of Knowledge IV, Enhancement Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: