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ARHT6941 - Aesthetic Debates & Curatorial Practices

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mary Louise Roberts


Art curatorship is both a practical and theoretical activity, one that could be said to itself create rather than simply respond to the aesthetic debates within art history and film studies. This unit critically analyses the practical decisions curators, exhibition designers and educators make in staging and framing art exhibitions, developing the various aesthetic implications of these decisions. Students will be encouraged to apply a range of critical methodologies from art history and visual theory to the study of recent art exhibitions, addressing different curatorial display strategies.


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