The Category of Art

In this course, students will examine the category of Art and how the concept was developed. Specific topics to be covered will include the history of the concept of art in the West and its relationship to the production of art, including economic production in a capitalist context. We will examine arguments about the category of Art as a concept dependent on a specific economic form (e.g. capitalism), reviewing the coincidences in the structures.

  • Accreditation: ECTS Accredited (EQF7)
  • Total workload: 75 hours
  • Requires extra purchases (outside texts, etc.): Yes, purchases required
  • ID verification: Required
  • Admission requirements: Application required
  • Minimum education requirement for students: Undergraduate