AHVS 241

The Image of the Artist

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: HA 241

Investigates how artists and cultures create artistic identities. Topics may include the social and economic status of artists, theories of creativity and genius, the art market, guilds and academies, self-portraits, artists' houses and tombs, cross-cultural understandings of creators and the role of social media, video and the internet in the creation of artistic identity.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 241, HA 241.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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