History and Theory of Contemporary Art, M.A. | San Francisco Art Institute | San Francisco, United States
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History and Theory of Contemporary Art

24 months
Duration
47850 USD/year
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About

Emphasizing critical thinking and writing, The MA in History and Theory of Contemporary Art at San Francisco Art Institute challenges students to forge historically situated, individually motivated analyses of art and culture.

Overview

Students in the History and Theory of Contemporary Art program from San Francisco Art Institute engage a variety of analytic models through a curriculum addressing questions such as the influence of media and notions of reproducibility; the role of the artist as a social researcher, interventionist, or activist; the influence of globalization; questions of authorship and appropriation; the legacy and currency of feminism and gender studies; and the lineage of modernism and postmodernism.

Features 

  • The field is open to students’ interests and inquiry, and students are pushed to anticipate what questions future art historical scholarship will need to pose.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods and Theories of Art History
  • Global Perspectives of Modernity
  • Art History, Critical Studies
  • Graduate Lecture Series
  • Research and Writing Colloquium

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application, including the $75 application fee 
  • Portfolio and artist statement (BFA applicants only)
  • Critical essay (BA applicants only)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official high school/secondary school transcript(s) or CHSPE/GED certificate
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Minimum of 30 Transfer Credits

Tuition Fee

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    47850 USD/year
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  • National

    47850 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 47850 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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