SOC548 ART IN TURKEY: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):||3(0-0)|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
|Level of Study:||Graduate|
|Course Coordinator:||Academic Staff DENİZ ARTUN ERKAL|
|Offered Semester:||Fall and Spring Semesters.|
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Course ContentA sociological perspective on the last 150 years (1850-2000) of the art of painting in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey. Emphasis on master pieces and/ or the omitted pieces of each period with regards to social, cultural, political, economic, geographical and historical conditions leading to their creation. Putting artists background, education and relations under a magnifying glass. Highlighting questions such as how and why art changes and looking for answers in relation to the history of modernization in Turkey. Revisiting Orientalism/ Occidentalism, rethinking evolution in art and the appropriation/ translation of Western art movements in Turkey.
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