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Art of Now

This course examines the current developments in contemporary art over the past decade – the art of ‘now’ – from the viewpoint of an artist’s practice & working ideas, looking at current global art production in aesthetic, economic, & social contexts. The major movements in painting, photography, sculpture, installation & performance are examined. Readings will be drawn from first hand interviews & point-of-view accounts, reviews, & critique; a major emphasis on interviews & online studio visits will accompany the texts.Guest artist lectures & off-site museum & gallery viewings will complement the weekly visual presentations & theory conversations.
Course #
ARTCR-UE 55
Units
4
Term
Fall, Spring
Department
Liberal Arts Core