NYU Steinhardt

Undergraduate Projects in Studio Art: Anarchy and The Imagination

  • Course Number: ART-UE 1915
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Designed to help students develop an exciting & coherent body of artwork through intensive group & one-on-one critiques along with an exploration of essential theory texts. Focus is on work characterized by intense & unconventional creativity. Reading theoretical texts by Barthes, Owens, Virilio & Kristeva as well as considering the work of innovative artists, writers, & filmmakers such as Paul McCarthy, David Cronenberg, Todd Haynes, Jean-Luc Goddard, Jean Genet, Hiroshi Hino, & William Burroughs will aid students in formulating their own artistic models. Class includes travel to several important New York City galleries & museums & experiences in diverse urban atmospheres. Course objective is to empower students by expanding their perspectives & skills in art making, discussion & critique.
  • Old Course Number: E90.1915