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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTH 410 - Art Crime (3 credits)

(Prereq: ARTH 250  or POLI 201  or permission of the instructor) This seminar explores major current and historic issues dealing with art and crime. Course contextualizes the cultural and, at times commoditized, value of art as a foundation to discuss various art crimes and their motivations. The course includes case studies of thefts and recoveries of artworks, fakes and forgeries, vandalism, art and war, and the transnational implications and complexities of art crime in the world today. F, S, M.