Contemporary Art Scene

Course NameContemporary Art Scene
Course CodeART372 / ART572
DescriptionBy visiting exhibitions and galleries, artists’ studios and discussing strong contemporary artworks and art texts, students will explore the different concepts of contemporary arts. The course will also question issues like the art market, art collectors and collections, phenomena of international shows like the Venice Biennale and the position of artists, curators, collectors or critics within the contemporary art scene.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students will be able to:
– Using the Prague art scene as a case study to enable students to study the contemporary art scene;
– Introducing students to roles, issues and institutions connected to the realm of contemporary art (artists, curators, art historians, critics, collectors, art schools, galleries, media, market, exhibitions etc.);
– Helping students orient themselves in the contemporary art scene and enabling them to follow the exciting changes in the art world;
– Engaging the students in an in-depth research about a particular topic or issue related to the contemporary art world.
SchoolSchool of Journalism, Media, and Visual Arts
LevelBachelor / Master
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS