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Art and Art Professions

Fall 2019 Undergraduate Non-Major Courses

ARTT-UE 1010 Introduction to Art Therapy
Fundamental principles of art therapy practice will be presented through theoretical discussions and case presentations. Students will learn the historical development of the profession, its distinction from other disciplines and its commonalities to social sciences. This course will examine the art of making processes and products through basics pictorial analysis. Students will study the artistic expression of children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric populations struggling with varied emotional and physical issues in different settings.

3 units | Class#: 13040 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Thu 1.00 PM - 3.30 PM at BARN 403 with Berberian, Marygrace

ARCS-UE 1088 Fashion in Context
Why do fashion designers and brands exert such influence in contemporary society? What explains the trajectory from The House of Worth to Chanel to this season’s hottest label? This course investigates the interlocking forces shaping fashion: the designer system, celebrities, technology, politics, the arts and media. Through lectures and film viewings, readings, discussions, and individual research, students explore fashion as a crucial aspect of culture and how the fashion system evolved from roots in Parisian couture to become a global phenomenon. Liberal Arts Core/MAP Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Expressive Cultures

4 units | Class#: 21383 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 800
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 at ONLI with Deihl, Nancy
Notes: This class meets online.

ARTCR-UE 10 Art: Practice & Ideas
Art: Practice and Ideas' examines key developments in the visual arts from modernity to the present. Focusing on the ways in which representations both create and reflect the values of a society, the course introduces students to the full range of expressive possibilities within the visual arts, covering painting and sculpture, as well as photography, film, video, conceptual art, and computer media. Topics to be covered include classical, modern, and postmodern relationships to politics, vision, the mind, the body, psychology, gender, difference, and technological innovation. Students will see and understand how artists have integrated perceptions of their historical moment, as well as physical and social space, into creative practices that have, in turn, had a significant impact on the culture of the time. Liberal Arts Core/MAP Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Expressive Cultures

4 units | Class#: 12389 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Mon 11.15 AM - 2.35 PM at BARN 105 with Gookin, Kirby

ARTCR-UE 55 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. Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Expressive Cultures

4 units | Class#: 12719 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Wed 12.30 PM - 3.50 PM at BARN 105 with Weiner, Andrew

ART-UE 1002 Introduction to the Galleries and Museums of New York
Survey a broad spectrum of visual art resources through guided lecture-tour visits to current exhibitions at leading museums, galleries & alternative art spaces located throughout New York City. Onsite meetings with art administrators affiliated with various organizations shed light on a wide range of career & management issues pertaining to the field & add to an understanding of the development & continued growth of New York's exciting art world.

3 units | Class#: 12388 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
Fri 12.30 PM - 3.00 PM at BARN 402C with Schreibman, Vida

3 units | Class#: 13428 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 003
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Fri 12.30 PM - 3.00 PM at BARN 402C with Pryor, Gerald

3 units | Class#: 20088 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 004
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Fri 12.30 PM - 3.00 PM at BARN 508

3 units | Class#: 13100 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 002
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Wed 12.30 PM - 3.00 PM at BARN 304 with Barton, Nancy

Non-Major Studio Art Courses
Courses are offered at two levels, students must take them sequentially. These courses also help satisfy Minor in Studio Art. Open to all students. Each course is 4 units. See Albert course search for section information.

ART-UE 101 Drawing I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 103 Painting I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 105 Printmaking I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 107 2D Fundamentals I
ART-UE 201 Sculpture I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 300 Digital Photography for Non-Majors
ART-UE 301 Photography I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 303 Digital Art I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 305 Video Art I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 314 4D Fundamentals I
ART-UE 401 Design I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 501 Metalsmithing I for Non-Majors
ART-UE 503 Ceramics I for Non-Majors

Non-Major II Studio Art Courses

One course in same medium or previous experience in respective area required as prerequisite.

ART-UE 102 Drawing II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 104 Painting II for Non-Majors
RT-UE 106 Printmaking II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 202 Sculpture II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 302  Photography II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 304Digital Art II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 306Video Art II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 402 Design II for Non-Majors
ART-UE 504 Ceramics II for Non-Majors

ART-UE 1421 Design Studio for Non-Majors
A continuing exploration of graphic design to help students refine their skills & develop more personally expressive ways to solving problems through visual communication. Assignments, readings, & research projects will allow students to consider the complex nature of graphic design. Both traditional & digital approaches to typography & layout will be incorporated with a wide range of assignment. A priority is placed on the use of concepts to dictate design techniques & on the pursuit of a genuinely creative vision. Open to Non-Majors $385 fee non refundable after first week of classes Prerequisite: Design I for Non Majors and Design II for Non Majors

4 units | Class#: 13363 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Thu 5.45 PM - 9.05 PM at BARN 204 with Brandenburg, Claudia
Topic: Branding

4 units | Class#: 13364 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 002
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Wed 6.45 PM - 10.05 PM at BARN 401 with nova Milne, Rich
Topic: Animation and Motion Graphics

ART-UE 1896 Rhino and 3D Modeling
3D Modeling with Rhino is an introduction to 3D modeling using the Rhino computer program for Mac OS X. Students gain the technical knowledge needed to push rigorous exploration of 3D modeling, both in the physical and digital realm. The course covers basic model manipulation and rendering operations. The course also reviews the history of 3D printing and an examination of how modeling for 2D differs from modeling for physical output. By course end, students will have the opportunity to output their work via CNC milling, 3D printing, or 2D rendered visualization.

3 units | Class#: 13403 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Thu 5.45 PM - 9.05 PM at BARN 401 with Martinez, Emily A

ART-UE 90 Color
Introduces the use of color through analytical & observational exercises. A series of color theory exercises will be followed by painting exercises. The interrelatedness of color & meaning of color will be emphasized.

2 units | Class#: 13093 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 001
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Thu 4.30 PM - 7.30 PM at BARN 404 with Ranee, Erika

2 units | Class#: 13548 | Session: 1 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 | Section: 002
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Thu 4.30 PM - 7.30 PM at BARN 507 with Forosty, Alexa A

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 Julia Olson at juliaolson@nyu.edu with questions about any of these courses.