Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 706

Contemporary Public Art: Politics and Process


Description

Examines the politics and process around contemporary public art and monuments, predominantly sculpture. Topics include: the challenges of public space, patronage, issues of nationalism and cultural identity, memorialisation (eg, war and Holocaust memorials), and the urban environment. Issues and controversies around international case studies and local practice are studied in relation to work in Europe, North America and Australasia.

Availability 2012

Not offered in 2012; planned to be offered in 2013

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Robin Woodward

Points

ARTHIST 706: 30.0 points

Restrictions

ARTHIST 717,719


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