NYU Steinhardt

The History of 20th Century Photography

  • Course Number: ARTCR-GE 2112
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: The widespread use of photography at all levels of our society is evaluated critically & theoretically. The class analyzes the effects of new equipment, materials & processes, the place of photography in journalism & mass media, & the transformation of the photographic statement into high art. The art photograph, snapshot & Polaroid are seen as elements within a larger continuum.
  • Old Course Number: E94.2112