Loot, Plunder and the Ethics of Art Collecting

ART HIS 854.61
This course will explore the ethical implications of collecting, owning, and curating art and antiquities, and will critically examine the history of collecting in light of several contemporary cases.
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Classroom
Starting at $379.00
As few as 4 weeks
1.8 CEUs

About this course:

In the 21st century, acquiring works of art looted by the Nazi regime or from archaeological sites in war torn regions is considered ethically unacceptable. At the same time, museums are filled with legally questionable objects obtained in various ways during the last three hundred years. During this course we will explore the ethical implications of collecting, owning, and curating art and antiquities, and will critically examine the history of collecting in light of several contemporary cases. The course will include four classroom lectures/discussions, and site visits to the Getty Villa and LACMA.

Spring 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Lyssa Stapleton
366561
Fee:
$379.00
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 16, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu May 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Discussion
Thu May 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Discussion
Thu May 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E
Discussion
Thu May 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121E

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