Painting Beyond Observation
Course No. PTG 232-332-432 Credits: 3.0
Prerequisite(s) Intro to Painting: Painting History: 1828-Present
Continued emphasis on material, color, and skill-building. Students will work with primarily with acrylic paint. This class moves beyond observational rendering and focuses on other approaches to developing content for work. Class topics focus on contemporary issues in Painting including: "What makes a Contemporary Painter? What is Painting? What is a studio practice? What does it mean to be a professional?" Some of the topics to be considered: abstraction, representation, perception, mimesis, conceptual, subject, reality, expressive, authorship, and interpretation. A few of the artists that will be looked at: Kandinsky, Duchamp, Arshile Gorky, Jackson Pollock, Ad Reinhardt, Gerhard Richter, Jack Whitten, Peter Saul, Agnes Martin, Pipilotti Rist, Lisa Hoke, Jessica Stockholder, Jenny Saville, et. al. This course is open to all non-Painting major students as an elective. It is required of all Painting Major sophomores.
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