ARTD 7910X Writing and Practice

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ART 729.
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45 hours; 3 credits

A seminar taught by an eminent artist, critic, curator, or historian that aims to acquaint students with a broad range of critical thinking and to develop students' skills in verbal and textual analysis. It is intended as a stimulus to art-making and helps to form the critical and conceptual foundation for students to bring back to their studio practice. The course is taken in the third semester and includes artists' writings and the development of the students own thesis proposals.

Prerequisite: matriculation for the M.F.A. in art or for the M.A. in art education or permission of the deputy chairperson.


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