Introduction to Sculpture

Phil Kelleher's White Room.

The final installation by Phillip Kelleher. (Image courtesy of MIT OpenCourseWare.)


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Fall 2003



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This class introduces fundamental issues in sculpture such as site, context, process, psychology and aesthetics of the object, and the object's relation to the body. During the semester Introduction to Sculpture will explore issues of interpretation and audience interaction. As a significant component to this class introductions to a variety of materials and techniques both traditional (wood, metal, plaster) as well as non-traditional (fabric, latex, found objects, rubber, etc.) will be emphasized.

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Sanjit Sethi. 4.322 Introduction to Sculpture, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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