WL ARTS M126
Whose Monument Where: Course on Public Art
Description: (Same as Art M185 and Chicana and Chicano Studies M185.) Lecture, four hours. Recommended corequisite: course M125A, M125B, or M125C. Examination of public monuments in U.S. as basis for cultural insight and critique of American values from perspective of artist. Use of urban Los Angeles as textbook in urban space issues such as who is public, what is public space at end of 20th century, what defines neighborhoods, and do different ethnic populations use public space differently. P/NP or letter grading.