Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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ART481 Curation and the Art Market

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course in an introduction to the practical concerns of professional art practice, including aspects related to production, diffusion, and communication. Students are familiarized with the role and function of various actors and stakeholders (galleries, museums, art fairs, curators, etc.) of the contemporary art market in Lebanon and the wider region. The course covers post-production aspects related to the management of artistic practice, including the conception and creation of curatorial projects, as well as the role of art critics and the media.

Prerequisite: ART431 Modern Art or ART432 Contemporary Art