History and Theory of Curatorial Practice


An inquiry into the rise of the curatorial discipline by tracing its history and theoretical underpinnings. Primary emphasis on contemporary art and examination of various approaches to curatorial practice including curating in a global context, the rise of the biennial, performance art and non-traditional venues, as well as curatorial critique. Readings will be drawn from a range of popular and academic sources.
Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Typically Offered
Spring Only