Online Photography course: Seeing Through Photographs In this course, you will be able to closely observe the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, going behind the scenes of the Museum.
Throughout the course of this 180-year history, photography has been used for a wide range of purposes, including artistic expression, scientific research, exploration, documentation, the telling of stories, and the preservation of histories, as well as communication and critical thought.
By participating in this course, you’ll become a part of a global learning community and get invites from our main teacher, Sarah Meister, to live and virtual events.
What you will discover
- Recognize how artists work and the decisions they make, including experiments and responses to technological advancement.
- Find out how the creation, dissemination, and use of photographic images are influenced by context.
- Recognize the relationship between the subject and the meaning of a photograph as well as the distinctions between photographs as objects and photographic images.
- Gain confidence in looking at and talking about photography, and find inspiration from photographs all around you.