Gender, Art and Society

Jan 18, 2011 - ongoing


Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Time: on-line
Phone Number: 848-932-3726
Contact: Institute for Women and Art

Have you realized that when you walk through a museum, most of the artists whose work you are viewing are men?  Yet women have played a major role in shaping art past and present, both as artists, patrons and models.  This course will introduce you to women artists, their achievements, and impact. It will also introduce you to the social and cultural reasons for the neglect of women in the visual arts and how that neglect is being remedied today.  In addition, this course will introduce you to more general concepts involved in gender representation throughout history, developing a global perspective. Course work will involve online assignments and discussions as well as a final assignment. 


How To Register

Event Type: Course