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ART-3400: Pictures From Light: Understanding Photography

This course is an introduction to the aesthetics of the photographic medium. Students view a wide range of photographic images from the genres of documentary, art photography, and portrait photography. Readings by artists, historians, theorists, and critics are assigned and discussed as they relate to the topics covered each week. Emphasis is placed on students developing an eye for photographic composition and an understanding of the aesthetic, ethical, and theoretical underpinnings of individual photographers’ work. Special emphasis is placed on introducing students to significant women photographers and photographers of color.
Min. Credits: 3.0 Max Credits: 4.0
Credit Basis: Quarter credit
Location(s): Antioch Univ Los Angeles
Method(s): Classroom
Course Type Liberal & Disciplinary Studies



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