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2011-2012 University Catalogue
The University of the Arts
   
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FAPT 306 - Junior Seminar

1.5 credits
A discussion format aimed at investigating and understanding the content of, the motivations for, and the influences on contemporary painting. Emphasis is on exploring the theories, questions, and issues that create the intellectual content for contemporary artists. Students are given reading assignments as preparation for the seminar dialogue. Selected texts include artists’ documents, critical writings, and classic essays covering such areas as aesthetic principles, political and cultural realities, and psychological perspectives. Class sessions emphasize group discussions based on viewing slides, PowerPoint presentations and other appropriate visual material, reading assignments, and various written and oral forms of student presentations.

Prerequisites FAPT*202

Open to Painting/Drawing majors only.