Art Management: Required Subjects

ART MANAGEMENT TRACK

First semester Second semester
 
FA-AM 101.1 INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL ARTS
This is a basic course designed to develop an appreciation of the visual arts by understanding the elements of pictorial design and the principles of visual composition. An interdisciplinary approach is used to establish correspondence among the visual arts, music and literature.
 
 
FA 166.3 ART THEORY: GENRES OF WRITING ON ART
Pre-requisite: FA-AM 101.1
 
This course is a more focused study of the methods of art writing for different cultures and audiences.  Students are expected to acquire the ability to write extended captions, educational and press kits, scholarly catalogue entries, and critical art reviews.
 
 
 
 
4th Art Management elective
(Can be any, depending on the availability of the subjects.)
 
FA 168.3 THE CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF ART
Pre-requisite: FA-AM 101.1
 
This is a course on basic principles of curatorship and connoisseurship. Observation, analysis, and critique of existing practices mark the main contours of the course, supplemented by visits to selected galleries, museums, and other art houses.
 
 
FA 168.5 ART MANAGEMENT: EXHIBITION DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
Pre-requisite: FA-AM 101.1
 
This is a course on the principles and trends in the exhibition and installation of art. Visits to ongoing exhibits form the database on which to observe and to document present-day practices, as well as to recommend solutions to various exhibition and installation problems.
 
 
 
FA 168.4 ART MANAGEMENT: ART DOCUMENTATION
Pre-requisite: FA-AM 101.1
 
This is a course on the basics of art documentation, including authentication, appraisal, inventory, captioning, bibliography, and other topics. Activities include a review of existing practices, a preview of future practices in art documentation, and actual work performed in selected galleries, museums, and art houses.