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Art and Art Professions

Department of Art and Art Professions

Fall 2022 Featured Courses 

We will share updated featured course offerings throughout the year as we make schedule accommodations for social distance guidelines. For questions and registration information, please reach out to Julia Olson, juliaolson@nyu.edu.

Undergraduate

 

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

ARCS-UE 1088 | 4 units | Class#: 12622 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 800 | Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: Online | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 at ONLI with Cole, Daniel

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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

ARCS-UE 1088 | 4 units | Class#: 12622 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 801 | Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: Online | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 at ONLI with Cole, Daniel

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ART-UE 1421 / Design Studio for Non-Majors 

Design Fictions

A continuing exploration of graphic design to help students refine their skills & develop more personally expressive ways to solve 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 assignments. A priority is placed on the use of concepts to dictate design techniques & on the pursuit of a genuinely creative vision.

ART-UE 1421 | 4 units | Class#: 12476 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Wed 1.00 PM - 4.20 PM at BARN 204 with Darts, David

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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 solve 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 assignments. A priority is placed on the use of concepts to dictate design techniques & on the pursuit of a genuinely creative vision.

ART-UE 1421 | 4 units | Class#: 12476 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 002 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Wed 5.45 PM - 9.05 PM at BARN 401 with Rader, Michael

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ART-UE 1421 / Design Studio for Non-Majors 

Design Interventions

A continuing exploration of graphic design to help students refine their skills & develop more personally expressive ways to solve 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 assignments. A priority is placed on the use of concepts to dictate design techniques & on the pursuit of a genuinely creative vision.

ART-UE 1421 | 4 units | Class#: 12476 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 003 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Tue 1.00 PM - 4.20 PM at BARN 401 with Darts, David

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ART-UE 303 / Digital Art I for Non-Majors 

Assignments, critiques, & demonstrations related to the specific level on which the course is being given. The use of the computer to augment & expand conceptualization & expression has provided the artist with some of the most important new means for visual thinking since the Renaissance invention of perspective. Students learn how to use the computer as an extension of the visualization process & its specific applications in both two-dimensional & three-dimensional art.

ART-UE 303 | 4 units | Class#: 11749 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 002 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Mon 9.00 AM - 12.20 PM at BARN 204 with Flowers, Neil

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ART-UE 303 / Digital Art I for Non-Majors 

Assignments, critiques, & demonstrations related to the specific level on which the course is being given. The use of the computer to augment & expand conceptualization & expression has provided the artist with some of the most important new means for visual thinking since the Renaissance invention of perspective. Students learn how to use the computer as an extension of the visualization process & its specific applications in both two-dimensional & three-dimensional art.

ART-UE 303 | 4 units | Class#: 11748 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Mon 12.00 PM - 3.20 PM with Kleeman, Harry

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ART-UE 300 / Digital Photography for Non-Majors

A hands-on introduction to the technical and creative uses of digital photography. The class will explore the use of digital technologies to compose, shoot, scan, alter, and print images, as well as considering the ways in which photographic meaning has been changed by the use of the computer. Students provide their own camera and paper.

ART-UE 300 | 4 units | Class#: 12275 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Fri 1.00 PM - 4.20 PM at BARN 204 with Marin, Santiago Beédxe

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ART-UE 1002 / Intro to Galleries and Museums 

Survey a broad spectrum of visual art resources through guided lecture-tour visits to current exhibitions at leading museums, galleries and 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 and management issues pertaining to the field and add to an understanding of the development and continued growth of New York's exciting art world.

ART-UE 1002 | 3 units | Class#: 11754 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001| Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Fri 11.00 AM - 1.30 PM at BARN 502 with Schreibman, Vida

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ART-UE 300 / Digital Photography for Non-Majors

A hands-on introduction to the technical and creative uses of digital photography. The class will explore the use of digital technologies to compose, shoot, scan, alter, and print images, as well as considering the ways in which photographic meaning has been changed by the use of the computer. Students provide their own camera and paper.

ART-UE 300 | 4 units | Class#: 12546 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 002 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Mon 1.00 PM - 4.20 PM at BARN 204 with Sunairi, Hiroshi

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ART-UE 300 / Digital Photography for Non-Majors

A hands-on introduction to the technical and creative uses of digital photography. The class will explore the use of digital technologies to compose, shoot, scan, alter, and print images, as well as considering the ways in which photographic meaning has been changed by the use of the computer. Students provide their own camera and paper.

ART-UE 300 | 4 units | Class#: 12546 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 003 | Component: Studio | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Tue 1.00 PM - 4.20 PM at BARN 204 with Sunairi, Hiroshi
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ART-UE 1002 / Intro to Galleries and Museums 

Survey a broad spectrum of visual art resources through guided lecture-tour visits to current exhibitions at leading museums, galleries and 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 and management issues pertaining to the field and add to an understanding of the development and continued growth of New York's exciting art world.

ART-UE 1002 | 3 units | Class#: 12774 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 003 | Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Fri 2.00 PM - 4.30 PM at BARN 502

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ART-UE 1002 / Intro to Galleries and Museums 

Survey a broad spectrum of visual art resources through guided lecture-tour visits to current exhibitions at leading museums, galleries, and 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 and management issues pertaining to the field and add to an understanding of the development and continued growth of New York's exciting art world.

ART-UE 1002 | 3 units | Class#: 12303 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 002 | Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Thu 2.00 PM - 4.30 PM at BARN 508 with Weiner, Andrew

Graduate

 

ARVA-GE 2927 / Graduate Projects in Visual Arts Administration: Art During Crisis

This course reviews artists' responses during times of crisis. Whether floods, war, racial, ethnic and gender violence or pandemics of catastrophic dimensions, artists respond in thoughtful and powerful ways, creating work that emblematizes the horrors, and provides places of mourning, memory and healing. This course overviews contemporary art of the past several decades, showing critical turning points when such crises resulted in major cultural change. The ideas and aesthetics of the artists’ work selected for study show persistent social conscience and humanism.

ARVA-GE 2927 | 3 units | Class#: 5622 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 | Component: Seminar | Instruction Mode: In-Person | TUE. 10 AM - 12 PM at BARN 506 with Goldberg, Rosalee

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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.

ARTED-GE 2070 | 3 - 4 units | Class#: 5681 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 | Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Tue 4.55 PM - 6.55 PM at BARN 402C with Hamlin, Jessica

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ARVA-GE 2112 / Urban Development and the Visual Arts

Inquiry into the role of the arts in city growth and development. The role of public art, arts programming, city planning for aesthetic, cultural, and historic reasons, and amenities for artists in promoting community well-being are examined. Required site visits.

ARVA-GE 2112 | 3 units | Class#: 5236 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 | Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: In-Person |  Wed 6.45 PM - 8.25 PM at BARN 502 with Henry, Kendal L

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ARCS-GE 2911 / History of Fashion Photography

Traces the development of fashion photography in relation to contemporary fashion, aesthetic influence, photographic styles and techniques, cultural customs and commercial needs. Fashion photography is more than a medium dedicated to commerce: it is a record of artistic movements, ideals of beauty, and social trends. The course begins in the early 20th century with the growth of periodicals devoted to fashion and continues through the work of the present day.

ARCS-GE 2911 | 3 units | Class#: 5171 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 |Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Wed 4.55 PM - 6.25 PM at BARN 502 with Marcus, Elizabeth

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ART-GE 2002 / Intro to Galleries and Museums

Survey a broad spectrum of visual art resources through guided lecture-tour visits to current exhibitions at leading museums, galleries and 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 and management issues pertaining to the field and add to an understanding of the development and continued growth of New York's exciting art world.

ART-GE 2002 | 3 units | Class#: 5678 | 09/01/2022 - 12/14/2022 | Section: 001 | Component: Lecture | Instruction Mode: In-Person | Thu 11.00 AM - 1.30 PM at BARN 502 with Schreibman, Vida

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