Hist Photo 1839-Present

ARTHIST 303.01

Major artists and movements in the history of the photographic medium, including visual and critical traditions inherited and manipulated by photographers, the ways photography participated in nineteenth- and twentieth-century art movements as well as documentation and social change, and critical photographic discourse throughout this period. Topics include the invention of photography, 'Art' photography and documentary photography in the nineteenth century, pictorialism, 'straight' and purist photography, photography and modernist art movements (dada, surrealism, Bauhaus, Russian avant-garde), twentieth-century documentary, and photography of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Instructor: Leighten

Class Room 1: 
East Duke 204B
Instructor: 
Leighten, Patricia
FDS Uid: 
1 228
Semester Year: 
Fall 2014
Course Year: 
2014