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Public Art: Memory, Landscape, and Artist as Activist

Course: 
172
Quarter: 
Fall
Academic Year: 
2017-18
Description: 
In-depth exploration of art in the public sphere. Students build an understanding of public art sparked by practical experience designing and developing projects. Theoretical aspects of contemporary public art, and an introduction to the range of current public art practices will be introduced through readings, lectures, and artist's talks. The combination of practical hands-on technique and theoretical ideology will enable students to fully develop their own project within the class. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): One course from Art 20H, 120,121, 122, 124, 125, 129, 180B, 183, 188, or 189; and two non-sculpture/intermedia/public art lower-division studios from Art 15, 20G, 20I, 20J, 20K, 26, and Computational Media 25;or by instructor permission. May be repeated for credit.