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Welcom​e to Professor Suzaan Boettger's academic site

Many young people find college a place where they can reinvent themselves.

For me, it was the place where my true self could begin to emerge. -Robert Gottlieb, Avid Reader, 2016

Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable. -George Bernard Shaw

I am intereste​d in art as a mean​s of ​living a life; not as a means of making a living. -Robert Henri

​Email address for Dr. Boettger

Dr. Boettger's email

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FOLLOW Dr.Boettger on Twitter  @NatrCultr​

​​Syllabi and Assignments for Individual Classes

Art 104  Modern Art 1880-1940
Art 107 History of Photography
Art 110  Contemporary Art


Assignment for All Classes - see syllabus for due dates
Plagiarism assignment
Timeline instructions
Formal analysis assignment

Student Information Sheet - complete and turn in on the second class you attend


Rules, Tips and Guides for All Classes

Class Rules, Policies & Procedures
Writing Assignment Rules & Tips
Study Tips
Tips for Formal and Thematic Analysis

The Basics of Museum Visiting​
Sources of online information about art and photography
Extra credit articles on academic success and personal growth
Extra credit art viewing opportunities
Links to museums in New York and New Jersey
Identifications for all pictures on this website
Subway maps for Manhattan, New York City
Student Responses to Required Museum Visits


To succeed, more crucial than sheer brainpower are skills like persistence,
self-control, curiosity, conscientiousness, self-confidence, and
Paul Tough, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character, 2012