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SEXING THE CANVAS: ART AND GENDER
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectArt History
Women’s & Gender Studies
Number & Suffix: 104
Full UC Title: SEXING THE CANVAS: ART AND GENDER 
Transcript Title: ART & GENDER 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores how gender, sex, and sexuality impact the production and reception of art and how artists utilize sexual codes at specific historical moments. It addresses themes surrounding discourse, equality, ideology, and protest. Students consider how curatorial practices reinforce sexual difference through considering the artworks currently on display and how these produce meaning when they are taken as an aggregate in the context of an exhibition. They also study how works are conceptually framed by the information that the gallery provides about them through audio-guides, catalog entries, hanging, and labelling. Structured around the rich collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, each class focuses on the gendered analysis of a specific work. Lectures address a range of works drawn from the 18th century to the present and are delivered in front of the paintings in the gallery. Curatorial and expert academic staff from the NGV and the University of Melbourne, as well as international experts from outside of Victoria, add insights to the lectures. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SEXING THE CANVAS: ART AND GENDER 
Partner University Department: Gender Studies 
Partner University Course Number: GEND20006