FALL AND SUMMER 2020 ART & ART HISTORY CLASSES

AH 1-01 Western Art Survey
Hossein Khosrowjah, MWF, 10:30-11:35 am
This course, intended for beginning students in any major, examines the evolution of the arts in Europe and the United States, from prehistory until the 20th century. The course offers students a general introduction to the history and methodology of art inquiry in the West. Fee $30, CORE: Artistic Analysis and Creative Practice

AH 2-01 Non-Western Art Survey
Hossein Khosrowjah, MWF, 2:45p-3:50p
This course, intended for beginning students in any major, examines the evolution of art in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The course offers students a general introduction to the history and methodology of art history in non-western countries. Fee varies. Satisfies CORE Curriculum requirement AA - Artistic Understanding and GP - Global Perspectives

AH 144-01 Arts of Africa
Hossein Khosrowjah, MF, 1:00-2:40 pm
AH-144 examines Sub-Saharan African arts in their historical and cultural context, from ancient to contemporary. It explores shared aesthetic values as well as the dazzling artistic diversity of a continent of 700 million people belonging to very different cultures. This course can be taken multiple times, as the topics change every year. Fee $20.00, CORE: Artistic Analysis and Global Perspectives

AH 165-01 American Art
Laura Miller, TTH, 11:30-1:05pm
This course introduces the critical issues and major artistic developments of American Art from 1945 to the present. With a focus on the diversity and work of minority and under-represented artists, it surveys arrange of media from painting, sculpture, and photography, to video, installation, performance, and social practice. Topics include the new materials of art, the re-assessment of the art object, intersections of art and life, the changing role of the artist, structures of power, and the production of art in the 21st century. Fee $30, CORE: Artistic Analysis, American Diversity

ART 1-01 Studio Art
Andrew Mount, Wed, 9:20-12:35 pm
A largely practical class, involving students in creative studio work and homework. There will be introductions to art historical/theoretical concepts given through lectures, illustrated with projections, initiated by assigned homework reading. Points of discussion will be introduced through presentations, aimed at provoking students thought about their work. Fee $80, CORE: Artistic Analysis and Creative Practice

ART 4-01 Photography
Laura Miller, TU, 1:15-4:30 pm
An introduction to the art of digital photography, production techniques and theory. Students will study the expressive power of light, composition, contrast, depth, angles, patterns, texture and subject matter. Fee $80, CORE: Artistic Analysis, Creative Practice

ART 55-01 Digital Art
Laura Miller, TH, 3:00-6:15 pm
This introductory course investigates the digital tools, processes, and concepts through which digital technology extends traditional 2D and time-based art practices. Students will develop digital imaging, video, and sound projects. Fee $80 CORE: Artistic Analysis, Creative Practice

ART 90-01 Screen Printing
Andrew Mount, Mon, 9:20-12:35 pm
Students expected to have an interest in art and equality, politics, justice, the environment or any issue from the social field. The course uses the very practical aspects of art-making to engage students in a critical appreciation of printmaking as a form, via the work that each student makes. Fee $80, CORE: Community Engagement, Creative Practice

ART 102-01 Painting/Studio
Andrew Mount, Mon, 12:55-4:10 pm
A rigorous study of painting that includes practice and analysis. Students will develop a creative personal painting project while studying art historical and theoretical texts that will raise their ability to constructively and critically talk about painting and its history. Students will answer questions about their project, related to imagery, representation, rationalization in the light of history and theory. Fee $80 CORE: Artistic Analysis, Creative Practice

ART 194-01 Visual Culture
Staff, TTH, 9:45-11:20 am
This art practice course looks at how culture is expressed visually through art, design, and technology. Students learn how to creatively manipulate images in both 2D and 3D forms using different materials and technologies as they explore the connection between art and society. Fee $80
CORE: Artistic Analysis, Creative Practice, Writing in the Discipline

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