ARTHIST 706 A & B
Public Art: Politics and Process
Examines the politics and process around modern and contemporary public art and monuments, predominantly sculpture. Topics include: the challenges of public space, patronage, issues of nationalism and cultural identity, memorialisation (e.g., war and Holocaust memorials), and the urban environment. Issues and controversies around international case studies and local practice are studied in relation to work in Europe, North America, and Australasia.
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Not taught in 2024
ARTHIST 706A: 15 points
ARTHIST 706B: 15 points