Upon successful completion of the course students are expected to:
• become familiar with the problems of the Philosophy of Art
• have been acquainted with the theories of consciousness since 1960
• be able to make out the multiple aspects of the concept of philosophical aesthetics as these have been shaped in history
• look into art’s connection to theory and public sphere as it is formulated in contemporary artistic practices and interdisciplinary theoretical approaches
• realize how contemporary art is defined in relation to the art of the avant-gardes, the post-avant-gardes, modernism and postmodernism
• develop and sharpen their critical capacity concerning the ways art and theory apprehension has been formulated in relation to the dominant ideological concerns and clashes of the time
• discuss the ways that the terms of interdisciplinary artistic research has been developed in contemporary art
• relate their own art practice to the contemporary developments in practice, theory and aesthetics
Course Content (Syllabus)
Problems in Systematic Art Interpretation and Criticism, Aesthetics, Art Theory, Fine Arts Philosophy and Theory, Philosophy of Art : Contemporary ontologies of Artwork/ theories of consciousness from 1960 onwards.
Marcel Duchamp, artworks, aesthetics, interpretation of artwork, artistic practice, philosophy and art
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 E-mailis used to communicate with students.