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1Introduction to Global Contemporary Art (UC: CSU)ART HISTORY 171 (3 units)Advisory: English 101Summer 2018 ONLINE5-week term | Section #11769Instructor: Surana Singh[email protected]323-780-6731Office Hours:I will be online for office hours on Canvas on Tuesdays 9:30-10:30am and Thursdays 8-9pm.You may message me on these days and times via Canvas Messenger and I should be able toget back to you right away. However, please message me whenever you have a question orconcern about the course because I will be checking my messages daily.*Student Email Policy: Please email me from your LACCD Email Account to help the District’sefforts in curtailing identity theft!Course Description: This course considers thematic and historical developments ofContemporary visual art (including painting, sculpture, architecture, new media, and otherforms), produced by the global community, focusing on Postmodernism, Identity Politics,Diaspora, and Globalization.Advisory: The English 101 Advisory is in place to recommend students to take English 101 orhigher before taking this course.This course involves a lot of in-class, timed, and formalwriting and your writing will be graded at the college level.TEXTBOOKSRequired Texts:Julian Stallabrass,Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction, 2006:-Introduction/dp/0192806467/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1477864002&sr=8-6&keywords=contemporary+artKelly Grovier,Art Since 1989,2015:-keywords=art+since+1989+thames+and+hudson&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aart+since+1989+thames+and+hudsonThe following articles are required reading and will be posted on the Canvas site:1.Nicholas Mirzoeff, “What is Visual Culture?”19972.Edward Said, “Introduction” inOrientalism, 19783.Stuart Hall, “Cultural Identity and Diaspora,” 19904.Homi K. Bhabha, “Introduction” in Location of Culture, 19945.bell hooks, “The Oppositional Gaze: Black Female Spectators,” 2000
26.Jasbir K. Puar, “‘The Turban is Not a Hat’: Queer Diaspora and Practices of Profiling”2008Recommended Texts:Although this text is now outdated, this was the first text I read as an undergraduate at U.C.Santa Cruz that provided a foundation for my understanding of Contemporary Art:Linda Weintraub,Art on the Edge and Over: Searching for Art’s Meaning in ContemporarySociety, 1970s to 1990s, 1996:-keywords=art+on+the+edge+and+over&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aart+on+the+edge+and+overI would recommend this text for select readings on artistic styles of Modernism.Also, this textalso has introduction to methods of analysis:1. Psychoanalysis in modernism and as method2. The social history of art: models and concepts3. Formalism and structuralism4. Poststructuralism and deconstructionHal Foster et. al.,Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism volume 2,1994:-keywords=art+after+1900+vol+2&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aart+after+1900+vol+2

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