Representing the Artist in Film and Popular Culture

VMS343ARTHIST350

Cultural constructions of the artist and the art world, using fictional and documentary film as starting point; the artist in literature; popular conceptions of artistic biography, mentality, and lifestyle -- genius, gender, sexuality, madness, bohemianism; relationship between images of the artist in popular culture and methods within academic art history; the artist in cinema from Michelangelo to Warhol. No prerequisites. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 
AMI351