Jul 19, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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AH 5321 - Exhibiting and Theorizing Global Art


This course is typically partnered with an exhibition and is geared in part toward students preparing material for the exhibition and learning about the objects in the exhibition. For readings, the class focuses on global museums, exhibitions, and politics of display through contemporary critical museology. The treatment and recontextualization of international art in the museum world both in the U.S. and abroad are analyzed. Also considered are questions around global design, the quotidian, built form, and exhibitionary practice. The objective of the course is to study artworks in exhibitions within the Western museum, political histories of conflict, cultural specificity, and indigenous world views.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to prepare material supplemental to an international art exhibition by researching content and writing clearly for a general audience.
  • Students will be able to professionally research international exhibition artworks in a political and cultural context to productively analyze how the works are presented in a museum space
  • Students will be able to discern the challenges of exhibiting artworks related to world spaces
  • Students will be able to perform scholarship in global art history and museum studies
  • Students will be able to critically analyze big picture issues in museum theory and in exhibitions.



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