Art and Art Professions

Fall 2019 Graduate Non-Major Courses

ARTED-GE 2015 Race, Education and the Politics of Visual Representation
This course addresses philosophical. historical, socio-political contexts of multiculturalism in the United States, with an emphasis on relationship to critical pedagogy and contemporary art practices. Current ideas about representation and identity will be considered specifically in relation to a critique of mainstream notions of multiculturalism and art. Topics may include the history of race in the United States, the role of ethnicity and class in shaping identity, and feminism and multiculturalism. The course of addresses pedagogy and curriculum in a variety of educational settings, including schools, museums, and alternative spaces.
3 units | Class#: 5458 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Mon 4.30 PM - 6.30 PM at BARN 403 with Hamlin, Jessica

ARTCR-GE 2151 History of Art Since 1945
Study of painting & sculpture in America in 1945 to the present with background information concerning development of styles & movements in art in the 20th century. Lectures, discussions, slides, gallery & museum visits.
3 units | Class#: 20340 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tue 4.00 PM - 6.30 PM at BARN 402C with Rachleff-Burtt, Melissa

ARVA-GE 2913 Graduate Project in Visual Arts Administration: Performa
This course will examine the history of the art biennial in the context of contemporary art from 1972 to the present, situating the work in its historical & social context. It will explore how the format of the international biennial has become, over the past four decades, the main outlet for the production and presentation of contemporary visual art & performance, & the curatorial strategies that have shaped public understanding of this material.
1 - 4 units | Class#: 20490 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section:
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tue 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM at BARN 502 with Goldberg, Roselee

ARTED-GE 2070 Critical Pedagogy, Artists, and the Public Sphere
This course will explore the intersections between critical pedagogy, contemporary art, and public pedagogy. Based on readings in education and cultural theory, as well as case studies and presentations by artist and educators, students will explore education as a creative act and means of social transformation in formal and informal learning settings. Students will analyze their own teaching and learning and connect theory with practice through opportunities to work with local cultural organizations.
3 units | Class#: 6030 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Thu 4.30 PM - 6.30 PM at BARN 402C with Hamlin, Jessica

ARTCR-GE 2459 Art & Ideas: What is Social Practice Art?
This course explores the burgeoning field of social practice art. Today artists working in the field of social practice focus on aesthetics, ethics, collaboration, media strategies, & social activism as central issues that inform their artworks & projects that are designed for public & social spaces. In the United States, visual art that engaged the public directly began in the late 1950s & coincided with the local “decentralization” efforts that, in the arts, resulted in community-based art practices that envisioned the public as diverse, socially-engaged, & contributed to an expansive aesthetic consciousness. Understanding this history contextualizes social practice art & allows us to interrogate the ways artists blur the lines between object making, performance, activism, grass roots organizing & pedagogy.
3 - 6 units | Class#: 5954 | Wed 4.30 PM - 6.30 PM at BARN 506

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Please contact Erin Sircy at erin.sircy@nyu with questions about any of these courses.