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Interdisciplinary Studies

IDS 171 (CA) Exploring Contemporary Sculpture (1)

In this course students will explore interdisciplinary subjects like the body, consumerism, gender, identity, the environment, and political activism by studying the work of specific contemporary sculptors who engage these issues. The course will focus on three-dimensional artmaking since 1970 as intentional visual communication and as an expression of the cultural and historical context of its production. In this lecture course students will study the theories and laesthetics of contemporary sculpture, and learn how to analyze, interpret and critique contemporary sculptural work.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Creating in the Arts
  • Offering: Alternate Years
  • Instructor: Fourie