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Fine Arts : Bradford Campus

This guide supports related courses and areas of inquiry.

Art Theory & Criticism

Black and white photograph of statue of running man above dark pool of water, entitled "6th between Market and Chestnut" from 1977 by Joel Meyerowitz.

"6th between Market and Chestnut," 1977, printed 1980 by Joel Meyerowitz. American, born 1938.

Areas of Investigation for Capstone Research

These are suggested areas of research for your Capstone project:

  • Appropriation
  • Ideas
  • Philosophy
  • Terminology
  • Videos
  • Writing about art

Topics of Investigation for Capstone

These are a few topics of inquiry:

  • Content Based Art
  • Current Topics in the Arts
  • Feminist Art Theory
  • Galleries
  • History of Art criticism
  • Museum vs. Gallery
  • Political Art
  • Relational Aesthetics
  • Specific Mediums (ceramics, sculpture, painting, performance, etc.)
  • Technical vs. Content
  • What is Art?


E-Journal Search

Search for e-journals and other serials (i.e., magazines, and newspapers) by title, ISSN, or browsing. Use the PittCat Journal Finder that is in the top navigation of PittCat, or run a regular PittCat search.

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