NYU Steinhardt

Art and Ideas: Film as Art

  • Course Number: ARTCR-UE 1144
  • Hours: 15 per unit
  • Units: 3/6 (alt)
  • Description: This course explores the visual styles & formal concerns that link cinematic traditions ranging from Hollywood films to conceptual, underground, & avant-garde cinema to visual art practice. Both well-known & lesser-known films are examined & analyzed from a visual standpoint as a major part of 20th century art history. The course includes readings, screenings, & slide lectures, which foreground the relationship between classic filmic themes such as alienation, abjection, artifice, camp, identification, & voyeurism with the representations of modern & contemporary art.
  • Old Course Number: E94.1144