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Introduction to Visual Studies II: History and Culture Since 1500
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
This lecture course continues the survey of art and design history in a global perspective by examining cultural production from the Renaissance to the present. Covering aesthetic as well as social issues, students will explore the relationship of visual representation to themes such as spirituality, colonialism, the body, race, gender, industrialization, mass reproduction and technology. An emphasis is placed on integrating textual and visual analysis in lectures, tutorials and assignments and introducing students to research methodologies for artists and designers.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken LBST 1B03: Introduction to Visual Studies I: History and Ideas as well as VISC 1B03 and ACAD 1B03 may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: Faculty of Art 100 Level students are advised to take LBST 1B03 and LBST 1B06 in different semesters. Faculty of Design 100 level students are advised to take LBST 1B02 and LBST 1B03 in different semesters.

This course is composed of a large weekly lecture and a tutorial. When you register for the lecture, a message will remind you to register for one of the corresponding tutorials as well.

Title change 2011-12
Course was last updated June 3, 2011 - 11:16 AM