Upon successful completion of the module the students are expected to:
- relate the theory of modern and contemporary art to the management policies of art collections and the museum policies
- know the history and policies of Greek private and public art collections and museums
- explore issues arising in relation to the collection and exhibition of contemporary art
- to become familiar with contemporary exhibition practices and their relationship with digital technology
- to explore the ways of presenting and exhibiting their work in the private and public space.
- to explore issues related to the integration of their work in private and public collections
Course Content (Syllabus)
Modern art and the museum / the history of aesthetic approaches and theoretical reflections around the concepts of avant-garde, mass culture, reproduction, collection and exhibition of artworks / contemporary art in private and public space / public and private collections, museums and galleries of modern and contemporary art in Greece: historical background, collection management policies and narrative practices / issues of collecting and presenting contemporary art forms such as performance and digital media / contemporary exhibition practices and digital technology.
museums and collections of modern and contemprary art, collection management policies, Greek art museums
Teaching involves use of computers and systems of projection and sound for power point presentations, video projections and sound reproductions, internet, and the e-learning platform for uploading all relevant educational material (presentations, bibliography, etc.). Communication with the students takes place via email and the e-learning platform which is also used for assessment.
The evaluation of the students involves: * presence and participation in the lectures (20%) * presence and participation in the relevant scheduled educational activities (visits to museums, conferences, events, etc.) (10%) * assignments, presentations, exercises, etc. (20%) * final assignment (50%)