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Visual Culture

GRA2223

Visual Culture

College of Architecture
ART
This course addresses the relationship between sight, knowledge, and power to consider the aesthetic and cultural value of images. Students learn to analyze the production, reception, and circulation of images to understand their visual meaning as well as social and cultural impact. Coursework addresses the visual world as manifested in design, art, architecture, popular media, and more, and draws from a variety of fields, including art and design history, media studies, critical theory, and philosophy.