4.301 | Spring 2007 | Undergraduate
Introduction to the Visual Arts
Course Description
This class will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art practices and ideas. The class will begin with a brief overview of 'visual language' by looking at a variety of artworks and discussing basic concepts revolving around artistic practice. The rest of the class will focus on notions of the real/unreal as …
This class will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art practices and ideas. The class will begin with a brief overview of ‘visual language’ by looking at a variety of artworks and discussing basic concepts revolving around artistic practice. The rest of the class will focus on notions of the real/unreal as explored with various mediums and practices. The class will work in video, sculpture and in public space.
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collections Image Gallery
group_work Projects with Examples
Photograph of a student puppet show.
Students performing in a puppet show, the final project for this course. (Image courtesy of Prof. Joe Zane.)