NYU Steinhardt

African Art: Tradition, Community, and Craft

  • Course Number: ART-UE 0802
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Investigating the longstanding connections between art, ritual, & everyday life, students will combine an intensive study of the history of African art & culture in hands-on workshops with present day local craftsmen & street artists. Apprenticeship-style workshops with Ghana?s vibrant community of sign painters, coffin makers, & fabric designers will provide studentsx with the opportunity to experience the connection between art & life first hand, & to create their own responses to traditional African craft
  • Old Course Number: E90.0802