NYU Steinhardt

Graduate Projects in Visual Arts Administration: Performa Intensive: Contemporary Art in the Era of the Biennial

  • Course Number: ARVA-GE 2913
  • Hours: 10 per unit
  • Units: 1-4 (var)
  • Description: This course will examine the history of the art biennial in the context of contemporary art from 1972 through to the present, situating the work in its historical & social context. It will explore how the format of the international biennial has become, over the past four decades, the main outlet for the production and presentation of contemporary visual art & performance, & the curatorial strategies that have shaped public understanding of this material.
  • Old Course Number: E91.2913