Curating Asian Art (ARHT6937)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit investigates the development of Asian art exhibitions and the role of the curator of Asian art. Course material will be based on the broad range of activities of local curators, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Asian Australian Arts Centre. Issues examined include museum policy, research resources, staffing structures, publicity and educational activities. Comparative case studies will be made of pre-modern, modern and contemporary Asian art exhibitions.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

1x2400wd curatorial research portfolio (40%), participation and seminar workshop (20%), 1x2000wd exhibition proposal (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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