Art and Society
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Kunst ja ühiskond
Course title in English
Art and Society
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Kersti Markus (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To provide knowledge on how art can reflect the society and how this interaction has been developed from antiquity to modern area.
Brief description of the course
The seminars and lectures provide a summary on what the interaction between art and society stands for, how the meaning of art and the position of the artist have been changed, and how the artistic production reflect the values and conditions of the particular society.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- learn to remark the interaction between the art and society, and to understand the reasons for changes in the position of the artist through the ages;
- is capable to understand the message of ideological art;
- is capable to interpret visual sources in the social context.
Kersti Markus