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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ART                                     Course Number: 201                                    
Course Title: Art in New York
Subject: Art
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


New York is a vibrant center of the international art world, where art is produced, collected, displayed, and discussed in both private and public places. This course will focus on the social, political, cultural, and economic factors that have contributed to New York?s development as a city of major importance in the art world. Special attention will be given to the history of local art institutions, to New York?s cultural geography, and to the emergence of popular urban culture and public art. Classroom and gallery lectures will be complemented with field trips.

Start Date:    01/30/2013                         End Date: