NYU Steinhardt

Art History as Critical Theory

  • Course Number: ARTCR-GE 2865
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This class explores the role of critical theory in changing approaches to art history, from traditional modes of inquiry, through the innovations of the "new art history," to the current explosion of visual and/or cultural studies. Through specific case studies, we will attempt to gain familiarity with some of the critical issues in critical theory & art history today.
  • Old Course Number: E94.2865