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ARTF 194 Critical Photography

3 hours lecture, 3 units
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Description: This course examines principles of art criticism and uses the critical process in conceptualizing and producing photographic images. It explores photographic theory and its application to interpreting and evaluating photographic media. Aesthetic and ethical concerns are presented using historical references and perspectives that allow students to place their own work within the context of contemporary critical issues/concerns. The course examines traditional schools of image making and contemporary thinking and practice as a means to broaden the student's ability in composition, presentation and use of light. This course is designed for photographic art majors and all art students interested in honing their art criticism and studio skills.

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