Class Description

A team taught internet course made available on-line through the Office of Distance Education at Eastern New Mexico University. This Art History course focuses on the History of Photography and is designed to fulfill Art undergraduate or graduate University credit. Transferability is the responsibility of the student. Check with your advisor at your school for transferability requirements into your degree plan. Course designers and instructors are Robert Hirsch and Greg Erf.

Contact Greg Erf at Art Department for more information, Station #19, Portales, New Mexico, 88130. Phone -505.562.2652, email-gerf@enmu.edu or Robert Hirsch, rjhirsch@broadviewnet.net. If you interested in taking this internet course let us know. On-line registration will not begin until Summer 2007 and class enrollment will be limited. Reserve an on-line seat today.

Course Description

A survey of photography's contribution to history and art in the 19th and 20th century. Discussion topics, group work assignments, threaded class discussions and research papers will examine the work of individual photographers and trace the major issues that influenced their work. Discussion of the artistic styles with emphasis on exploring the parallels between aesthetic and technical development. Study will cover photography's relationship to other media and understanding the interrelationship between photography and culture between the Renaissance and today. See Syllabus for more detail.

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