Representing the Artist in Film and Popular Culture

VMS 343

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.
Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • ARTHIST 350
  • CINE 299
Typically Offered
Occasionally