NYU Steinhardt

Undergraduate Projects in Studio Art: Thought, Language, Process

  • Course Number: ART-UE 1913
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course focuses on the processes that inform ?how one makes the object?, thereby helping students better understand their personal visual language & how to effectively employ it. The lens of history is used to stimulate dialogue, identify influences, & ultimately integrate the individual student?s point of view. Emphasis is on the examination of the larger continuum of historical & contemporary art. Studio meetings & individual critiques form a fundamental aspect of this course. Readings include Thomas Allen nelson, ?Kubrick, Inside a Film Artist?s Maze?; Roberta Bernstein, ?Jasper Johns, Paintings & Sculpture, 1945-1974, The Changing Focus of the Eye?; Kathy Halbreich, ?Social Life?; Yves Alain Bois, ?Painting as Model?.
  • Old Course Number: E90.1913