NYU Steinhardt

Introduction to Critical Theory

  • Course Number: ARTCR-GE 2060
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This class will serve as an introduction to the category critical theory as it pertains to art & aesthetics & some of its major thinkers & concepts. Particular attention will be paid to the ways new perspectives on subjectivity, representation, & power/politics have influences, & had been influences by the visual field. Authors to be addressed include but will not be limited to Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Heiddiger, Benjamin, Foucault, Derrida, Lacan, Deleuze, & Zizek.
  • Old Course Number: E94.2060