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Pitzer College    
  Jan 16, 2018
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FS 002 PZ -Writing about Art*

Institution: Pitzer

Description: This seminar - appropriate for artists and non-artists - asks what it means to engage with an artwork through writing. How is the practice of the art writer - the critic, curator, or historian - In conversation with the work of the artist? What can writing bring to art? Do difficult artworks require the art writer to explain them? Can writing about art be a creative practice as well as a scholarly one? In addition to reading, writing, and talking about art, this class will also visit exhibitions and interact with visiting artists and critics. Projects and assignments range from conventional to experimental. [B. Anthes, Art History]

Prerequisite(s): First-Year Seminars are required for all incoming freshman and do not have prerequisites.

Note(s): *This course includes an additional required hour of “global-local” programming each week.

First-Year seminars are not listed on the course schedule. Incoming students will be assigned to a first-year seminar and registered automatically.

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