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AR3060 - Foundations of Sculpture: Representing the Body

Credits: 4

Introduction to studio sculpture focusing on how bodies make meaning in art. Considers mimetic and connotative sculptural representations of the body and such topics as: realism and figure modeling; modernism and abstracted depictions of the body; the “body” as a collection of objects that construct the idea of identity; diverse approaches to representing the human form; and the relationship of the viewer’s physical body to the work of art. Through the use of varying media, students explore issues in modern and contemporary sculpture and begin to develop their own sculptural vocabularies. Not open to students who have earned credit for AR 3460. Additional course fee required. Falls. Prerequisite(s): AR 1065. (QRCO)