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  • Course Dates & Fees / 课程日期&费用

    Course Dates & Fees / 课程日期&费用


    $3,500 USD
  • Sample Topics / 课程主题示例

    Sample Topics / 课程主题示例

    Week 1: A Timeline of Art History

    • The Essential Chronology: From Cave Painting to Today

    • Identification of Key Periods and Movements in Arts

    • Considering Western Art History in the Broader Context of World-Wide Perspectives

    Week 2:  An Artist’s Choice of Materials

    • From Braque’s Collage to Duchamp’s Readymade Objects to Today

    • The Challenges and Opportunities Provided by a Range of Unusual Artistic Media and Surfaces

    Week 3: Issues of Representation                

    • Artistic Production and the Opposed Polarities of Abstraction and Realism

    • How to Build Confidence when Assessing Aesthetic Qualities

    Week 4: Beauty

    • The Rejection of Classical Beauty

    • Embracing the Conceptual Approaches

    • Does Ugliness Have a Value?

    Week 5: Power Matters

    • Everday Objects as Legitimate Works of Art

    • Power Relations

    • The Demise of History and the Emergence of Everyday Art

    Week 6: Engagement and Participation

    • New Conceptions of Engagement and Participation

    • Discovering Personal, Collective and Political Realities through Art

    Week 7: Gender Politics

    • Historic Gender Roles in Art

    • Focus on the Rise of Feminism, Queer Theory and the New Masculinities in Contemporary Art

    Week 8: The Question of Identity

    • Construction of Identities through the Process of Documentation and Juxtaposition

    • Discovering New Identities

    • How Can Contemporary Art Guide Our Understanding of Who We Are and Where We Are Going


    • 基本年表:从岩洞壁画至今

    • 认识艺术史上的关键时代和运动

    • 从更广阔的全球视角思考西方艺术史


    • 从布拉克的拼贴到杜尚的现成品,再到如今

    • 各种不寻常艺术媒介带来的挑战与机遇


    • 艺术生产与抽象-现实主义的对立两极

    • 如何在评估美学质量时建立信心


    • 对古典美的排斥

    • 接受概念化的方法

    • 丑有价值吗?


    • 日常用品成为合格的艺术品

    • 权力关系

    • 历史的消亡与日常艺术的萌芽


    • 关于参与的新理念

    • 通过艺术探索个人、集体和政治的现实


    • 艺术所反映的历史性别角色

    • 关注女权主义、酷儿理论、新男子气概在当代艺术中的兴起


    • 通过记录和并置建构身份

    • 发掘新身份

    • 当代艺术如何指导我们理解自己是谁、该向哪里去

  • Faculty / 师资

    Faculty / 师资

    Giovanni Aloi, Faculty, Online Courses
    Ph.D., M.A., Goldsmiths, University of London
    Dr. Giovanni Aloi is an art historian specializing in the history and theory of photography, representation of nature, and everyday objects in art. He has published with Columbia University Press, Phaidon, Laurence King, and Prestel and has been appointed co-editor of the University of Minnesota series Art after Nature. Since 2006, Dr. Aloi has been the Editor in Chief of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture. He is a radio contributor and a regular public speaker at the Art Institute of Chicago and Tate Galleries in London. He has co-curated exhibits, including photography, digital, and time-based media. Aloi is a faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Sotheby’s Institute of Art New York where he lectures on the history of the art market and collecting.
    Zhang Gan, Faculty, Department of Art History
    Ph.D., M.A., B.A., Central Academy of Fine Arts
    Prof. Zhang Gan is an art historian, Editor-in-chief of Tsinghua Arts and Head of Contemporary Art Institute of Tsinghua University, member of the Steering Committee on Teaching for Art Theory in Universities, Ministry of Education, whose academic interests focus on Western Art History and Visual Culture, Christian Art as well as Contemporary Chinese Art Criticism. He chaired the projects of Western Christian Art Study (National “Tenth Five-Year” Plan Youth Foundation for Arts and Science) and Study on American Art of 20th Century (2006 Research Project of Tsinghua University Humanities).
    Giovanni Aloi,苏富比艺术学院在线课程教员,伦敦大学金史密斯学院硕士、博士
    Giovanni Aloi博士是一位艺术史学家,专门研究摄影学的历史和理论,以及大自然和日常物品在艺术中的表现。 他的作品曾出版于哥伦比亚大学、Phaidon、Laurence King和Prestel出版社,他被任命为明尼苏达大学《在自然之后的艺术》系列的共同编辑。 自2006年以来,Aloi博士担任《触角:视觉文化中的大自然》杂志的首席编辑。 他是芝加哥艺术学院和伦敦泰特美术馆的电台撰稿人和定期公共发言人。 他曾共同策划摄影、数字和基于时间的多媒体展览。同时,Aloi博士也是芝加哥艺术学院和纽约苏富比艺术学院的讲座教授,主要课程包括艺术市场与艺术收藏的历史。
  • Course Completion / 结业

    Course Completion / 结业

    For successfully completing this course, you receive a verified Certificate of Completion from Sotheby’s Institute of Art as well as 4.9 IACET Continuing Education Units.

    *Our digital certificates allow you to share new skills with various social media platforms, including LinkedIn. Successful completion is defined by each instructor in the course syllabus and consists, at the least, of regular, thoughtful participation in online activities and timely submission of assigned papers or projects.

    *As an IACET Accredited Provider, Sotheby’s Institute of Art offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.




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