58.353 History of Public Art in the Modern Era

History of Public Art in the Modern Era

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37451
Status Active

This course serves as an introduction to the history of public art in the modern and contemporary world. The history of public art is examined in relation to such concerns as the definition of public space, community involvement in the creative process, the institutional and economic support system for the arts, the modern understanding of memorial sculpture, and the use of the visual arts to foster public dialogue and cultural exchange.