Collections Development

Course Code: 
ARTM 332
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this class is to make the student knowledgeable about the history and present of various models of art collections. It also discusses how to create, manage and preserve an art collection.
Course Content: 

This class will discuss various therories and practices of developing an art collection  After a short historical overview of this field, the students will get an insight in the formal and conceptual discussions of today. Every student will review one collector and present his collection in class.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Assignment C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Expresses the basic principles of creating a collection. 1, 5, 7, 11 1, 2, 3, 4 A, B, C
2) Explains the history of art collections. 1, 5, 7, 11 1, 2, 3, 4 A, B, C
3) Relates art collections and society. 1, 5, 7, 11 1, 2, 3, 4 A, B, C
4) Discusses the issues of art as an investment 1, 5, 7, 11 1, 2, 3, 4 A, B, C
5) Debates the effects of collections and collectors on the art scene. 1, 5, 7, 11 1, 2, 3, 4 A, B, C
6) Interprets various models of collectorship. 1, 5, 7, 11 1, 2, 3, 4 A, B, C

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 The History of Collecting 1 (15th to 18th century)  
3 The History of Collecting 2 (19th to 20th century)  
4 Current Forms and Concepts of Collecting  
5 How to collect Art? 1  
6 How to collect Art? 2  
7 The Cultural-Political Dimension of Collecting  
8 The Social Dimension of Collecting  
9 Midterm  
10 The Economic Dimension of Collecting  
11 Famous Art Collections in Istanbul  
12 Study Trip  
13 Famous Art Collections Abroad  
14 General Revision  

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook Collecting Contemporary, (Lindemann, Taschen, 2006)
Additional Resources To Have and to Hold (Lane, Penguin, 2002)

Müzeciliğin ABCsi (Bilgi University, 2012)

I bought Andy Warhol (Polsky, Harry N. Abrams Publ., 2003)

My Name is Charles Saatchi (Saatchi, Phaidon, 2009)

 

Material Sharing

Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 50
Quizzes 1 20
Assignment 1 30
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   40
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   60
Total   100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To educate students as an Arts and Cultural Manager with an interdiciplinary outlook.         X
2 To gain expertise in Visiual and Performance Arts in detail.   X      
3 To teach students the main actors in art and cultural sector.       X  
4 To educate students in order to make them aware of the close relationship between artist, art work, critic and art collector.         X
5 To teach students basics of business administration in relation to the cultural sector.   X      
6 To instruct students to evaluate the importance of team work and co-operation.       X  
7 To give them essential knowledge about the work of cultural professionals (those who work for museums, art institutions, festivals, and so on) and possible pitfalls they can face.         X
8 To make students followers of international art.       X  
9 To enable them to pinpoint the issues in their area of expertise and give them essential tools to solve problems.       X  
10 To make them able to plan and put in practice their projects collectively.     X    
11 To give students professional tools to evaluate all the facts in art and culture area.         X
12 To teach them how to use PR and publicity tools in their job.       X  
13 To teach students methodology, documentation and archiving.        X  
14 To make students aware of necessary level of legal knowledge in order to make contracts.   X      
15 To equip students with the basic knowledge of accounting.   X      

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 14x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 6 84
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Homework 1 15 15
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Work Load     150
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     6
ECTS Credit of the Course     6