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Exposed: Art History and Technology

Fall 2018
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9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
October 17 - November 14, 2018


Dorothy Rubel Room - 1508 E. Helen St



Science and technology enhance our understanding of cultural history by uniting scholars across disciplines in order to expand art historical perspectives and preserve cultural masterpieces. This course begins with an overview of the campus collections and the basic tenets of museum collections care. Guest presentations by scholars from across the University of Arizona will examine the studies of art production, materials science, and cutting-edge dating and imaging methods. In conclusion, we will review the latest in conservation technology and the issues surrounding the collecting and preservation of contemporary art today.

Required Reading: 

Due to the diversity in subject matter, there are no single textbooks required for this course. Readings will uploaded to Box@UA and the link for this site will be shared with registered students in early September.

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