Yale announced the cancellation of one of his most popular courses — cycle overview lectures on the history of art "From 1300 to the present day"
ARTinvestment.RU   29 января 2020

The course had to be cancelled after complaints that it was too much focused on the European "white art" and the study of creativity men-художников

while the educators in the UK note nearly 30%-ное decrease in the number of students studying art history, and art-рынок, including due to the lack of sufficient number of experts, sweeping a new wave of fakes, one of the main "incubator" of the world of arts has announced that a course of lectures on the history of art, taught generations of students, will be held this spring for the last time.

the Reason for this decision were the complaints of activists of social movements on electoral approach to the teaching of the subject. Including too eurocentrically approach to the study of art history, in which the main emphasis falls on the study of creativity white men of European descent. According to published in the pages of the Yale News, the course of art history will be revised and reformatted in order to maximize ethnic diversity and cultural and gender equality. Cancelled course in the history of art will replace a variety of lectures on the world decorative-прикладному art (Global Decorative Arts), the art of the silk road (Arts of the Silk Road) or the politics of representation (the Politics of Representation).

After this news with a large resonance dispersed in the English media, lectures on the history of art "From 1300 to the present day", caused a real stir among the listeners, despite the fact that the maximum number of students envisaged a training program for 300 people, the course has already signed up 400.

knows, maybe among them there are not only supporters of gender equality, but also future experts of the art, so essential in booming art-индустрии.

Sources: yaledailynews.com, artsy.net, artinvestment.ru

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