This course will concentrate on contemporary exhibitions of art on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The course will cover art from a variety of times and places and consider historical contexts, critical analyses, and curatorial issues. The course will include class discussions and bi-weekly visits to campus galleries and museums as well as one or two Five Colleges venues. Students will be responsible for creating a portfolio of exhibition reviews, critical art writing, and other forms of responses to the various exhibitions.
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