ARTH 562 Fall 2014 Abstraction

This seminar will comprise direct engagement with seminal works of abstract art included in National Gallery collection show (Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950-75, at the Clark through Oct.13); regular, close reading of historical, critical, and other expository texts that thematize abstraction; and, a selective probing of alternative or non-canonical contexts in the history of art which have proved congenial to abstract art practice.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: Full attendance and participation; preparation and presentation of related ancillary materials, possibly more than once; a research paper of 25-30 pp. on a topic developed in consultation with the instructor
Additional Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the Gaudino option
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Divisional Attributes: Division I
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Class Number: 1072
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ARTH 562 - 01 (F) SEM Abstraction Division 1: Languages and the Arts Darby English
W 10:00 AM-12:40 PM Clark Art Seminar Room 1072 Closed
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