Class meetings are on Mondays, from 1 PM to 4:30 PM in Nabit 103 unless otherwise noted. Additional mandatory meetings for presentations and gallery events are also noted below.
Discuss: policies, web sites, tools and processes, co-curricular events, and comprehensive exam process.
Discuss short reading: Philip Guston, ‘Art/Not Art’
Critique: new work, 30-minutes each
Friday, September 5, 4:30 PM
MUST ATTEND David Southwood, N1 & Beach Boys opening reception and artist talk. University Gallery.
Discussion of reading, Berger and Pasolini
Assigned Reading for next week: Christopher Bucklow, ‘Epilogue’, from What is in the Dwat: the universe of Guston’s final decade
Discussion of Reading: Christopher Bucklow, ‘Epilogue’, from What is in the Dwat: the universe of Guston’s final decade
Assigned writing: analytical piece about one new work (suggest #2)
Assigned reading for next week: Martin, Agnes: Beauty is the Mystery of Life
Discussion of analytical writing, then rewrite and email with jpeg to Pradip by tomorrow
Discussion of reading: Martin, Agnes: Beauty is the Mystery of Life
Friday, September 26, 4:30 PM
Jeremiah Ariaz, closing reception and artist talk. Carlos Gallery.
Discussion of reading,
Meet with Greg Pond, Nabit Classroom – discuss mid-semester presentations
Friday, October 10, 4:30 PM
MUST ATTEND: Nicki Davis, opening reception and artist talk
Led by Jessica Wohl- Nabit Classroom
Critique- one new finished work, installed in Nabit
Reflections on summer internships
Building a resume: Applying for exhibitions
Discussion on Midterm Presentations
MUST ATTEND: Greg Pond and Jesse Thompson, Flat Earth Unfolded opening reception and artist talk. 4:30 pm, University Gallery.
*Have one piece of work installed by beginning of class
45 minutes with work- Discussion
*Student Demonstrations– be prepared at beginning of class to do a demonstration on your working process.
Artist Statement Hand out
Danto, Arthur, The Aesthetics of Brillo Boxes – part i – part ii
*Bring in 5 copies of statements from Oct. 20th critique: Translating statements to presentations.
Higgins, Kathleen Marie, Whatever Happened to Beauty? A response to Danto.
Scarry, Elaine, On Beauty and Being Just
Exhibition Submission Due
Led by Greg Pond
Friday, November 14
MUST ATTEND: Patrick DeGuira opening reception and artist talk. 4:30 pm, Carlos Gallery.
HONORS APPLICATIONS DUE, 1 PM
Submit Final Thesis by NOON on FRIDAY, Dec. 12