JR 320 - Arts Criticism

This course is an introduction to the history and traditions, artists and institutions of the performing and visual arts in Vienna as a basis for writing reviews and criticism for potential publication. Students will learn the principles of professional arts criticism and apply these to current events in theater, music, or visual arts. Students will attend performances and exhibitions and learn to capture in vivid, well-crafted prose the essence and value of an arts event.

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