2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IAHIS 3280 Contemporary Art in East Asia

This course offers an overview of contemporary art movements in East Asia, focusing primarily on China, Japan, and Korea. The variety of influences on contemporary art in the three countries will be explored, considering the specific political and cultural histories that have come to define art in each. Furthermore, the various manifestations of contemporary art - from anime to painting, performance, photography, and new media - will be considered on thematic levels.