Dec 08, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 4511 - History of Photography

An examination of the history and aesthetics of photography from the development of the art form to the present. Changes in subject matter and stylistic concerns, different roles and uses of photographs, and the development of photographic techniques and equipment will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on photographs as artistic expression and their relationship to other arts within the contexts of social and political influences upon them and their creators. Significant outside readings or research are incorporated into class discussions.

Prerequisite: ART 2520