Jul 30, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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AH 5180 - Contemporary East Asian Art


The subject of study includes a range of media – installations and performance art, photography, anime, and narrative films from the late ‘90s to the present by artists identified as East Asian. Concerned with major exhibitions, benchmark events, and art movements along with theoretical writings, the course will provide an informed critical understanding of contemporary East Asian art in the global economy.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to:
  • define and describe the major artists, their individual artistic practices and influential artworks along with the formative writings of art historians and critics
  • explain and analyze the relevant benchmark exhibitions, artistic movements, and events (biennales, triennials, and art fairs), all taking place globally
  • define and evaluate the changing and broadening boundaries of Contemporary East Asian art, from the late 1990s to the present
  • compare and evaluate the affect and significance, or not, of formal training to contemporary artists between this country and in places of East Asia
  • analyze and if relevant, apply theories (awareness of historicism, mindful of communities, and attention paid to social responsibility), which have been suggested for understanding contemporary East Asian art, to contemporary artists located elsewhere in



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