The course will explore a range of 20th-century Western painting. We will read and discuss a handful of very recent essays that theorize contemporary painting according to the two related concepts of the psychoanalytic explanation of mourning and the literary figure of allegory. The challenge will be to judge to what extent the theories expand or even explain our visual experience of the paintings.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture/Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NONE Grading Mode: Student Option
Prerequisites: NONE Links to Web Resources For This Course.
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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