Postgraduate Units of Study
ARHT5908 - The Business of Art
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Donna Maree Frances Brett
This unit of study introduces students to historical and theoretical perspectives on changing notions of value (aesthetic and monetary) in art markets, conflicts of interest in collecting and exhibiting works of art, ethical issues invloved in corporate sponsorship of exhibitions and prizes, corporate museums, funding issues in the private and public sectors, the rise of satellite museum collections (in places like Bilbao and Las Vegas), the relationship between art museums and tourism, and corporate justification of interventions in the art world.
4x250wd blog postings on research project (20%), 1x200wd equivalent class presentation (10%), 1x3500wd essay (70%)
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for ARHT5908
|Class||The Business of Art|
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
|Location||Mills Lecture Room 209 A26|
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