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AR3160 - Foundations of Sculpture: Objects and Ideas

Credits: 4

Introduction to studio sculpture focusing on the artistic possibilities of objects. Considers a range of aesthetic approaches to form, including abstract, representational, non-representational, and postmodern. Focuses on traditional, modern, and contemporary theories and techniques, and covers such topics as: competing definitions of and processes for generating “form”; transforming “real” objects into abstract “art” objects; context, site, and viewer-art relationships; and objects in motion. Through the use of varying media, students explore issues in sculpture and begin to develop their own sculptural vocabularies. Not open to students who have earned credit for AR 2190. Additional course fee required. Springs. Prerequisite(s): AR 1065. (QRCO)