SPA480.84 Introduction to Chilean Art

This course is taught in Spanish at Pontificia Universidad Católica and may not be offered every semester. In this course, students will identify some of the milestones of artistic production in Chile from the mid-19th century to the first decade of the 21st century. Through an analysis of works and authors, students will critically examine the evolution of Chilean art. They will learn about transformations in the art world (primarily national, but also international) that brought about the rise of contemporary visual arts. This course will enable students to:

  • Understand the diverse changes that have occurred in the development of the arts since the mid-19th century to date
  • Identify the works of modern and contemporary Chilean artists in relation to their local and international historical context.
  • Identify the discourses associated with artistic production in different periods of art history in Chile.
  • Develop a capacity for analysis and interpretation of diverse works, based on the proposal of their authors and their social, historical and cultural context.

(PUC #AR0115T)


Department: Spanish

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3