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The Convincing Picture: Critical Views on Painting
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: One of the following – Contemporary Issues: Art Today courses, CRCP 2B01, DRPT 2B13, INTM 2B22 PHOT 2B12, PRNT 2B25 or SCIN 2B09 and 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits)
This course will examine some of the critiques levelled against paintings' relevance and offers a means of responding in both written and visual forms to these debates. The role of painting in contemporary visual culture and the expanding virtual realm are amongst the topics to be considered. As a studio seminar, students will read critical texts, participate in seminar presentations, write essays and make artwork responding to post-modern speculations on the validity of painting.
Notes: This course is part of a menu of required 3rd year DRPT Studio/Seminar courses. Priority in registration is given to Drawing & Painting Majors.
Course was last updated March 14, 2012 - 10:51 AM