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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Art-Making: Two- Dimensional Practices Spring 2008 PETERSON HALL 108 Course VIS 1 Section A00 Wednesday 19:00-20:50 Office hours 12:00 - 14:00 VAF 602 Prerequisite: none required. Instructor: Rubn Ortiz-Torres General Course Description An introduction to the concepts and techniques of art-making with specific reference to the artists and issues of the 20th century. Lectures and studio classes will examine the nature of images in relation to various themes. Drawing, painting, found objects and texts will be employed to construct a series of projects generated from visual and narrative sources. Individual course description Through a series of lectures the student will be encouraged and stimulated to engage art as a form of expression. The lectures will relate the work of different artists (mostly modern and contemporary) to different subject matter of interest. After each lecture the student will develop an art project in relation to it. Hopefully contemporary art will become a language to be understood, practiced and enjoyed by students as much as popular culture usually is. Course requirements The student is expected to attend a series of lectures and to create an art project...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ART 1 taught by Professor Woods during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08