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art made from "found" materials. Students are responsible for acquiring suitable materials.
Prerequisite: any 200-level studio art course. Alternate years. No S/U option. [SA] (Fine Arts)

312. Sculpture–Casting
The making of three-dimensional art forms using mold-making techniques. Students will cast
clay and other sculptural materials. Prerequisite: any 200-level studio art course. Offered every
third year. No S/U option. [SA] (Fine Arts)

343. Observational Painting
Upper-level painting course with an emphasis on looking at the physical world and recording
these observations with paint. Subject matter will include still life, human figures, architecture,
and landscapes. Prerequisite: ART 242. Offered every third year. No S/U option. [SA] (Fine
Arts)

344. Abstract Painting
Upper-level painting course with an emphasis on looking at the physical world and then
responding with expressive exaggerations. Prerequisite: ART 242. Offered every third year. No
S/U option. [SA] (Fine Arts)

345. Non-Objective Painting
Upper-level painting course that explores the possibility of making paintings that have little or
no reference to material reality. Prerequisite: ART 242. Offered every third year. No S/U option.
[SA] (Fine Arts)

353-355. Advanced Topics in Studio Art
See Topics Courses. (Fine Arts)

361. Saints and She-Devils
Examination of some of the most common depictions of women during the late Medieval and
Renaissance periods, beginning with Eve and the Virgin Mary. Themes include popular images
of the hag, the witch, and the prostitute as well as other depictions that demonstrate how man is
led astray by feminine wiles. Readings span from the Bible and Thomas Aquinas to
contemporary scholars in gender studies. This course also counts towards the GSS major.
Prerequisite: GSS 171, HIS 102, HIS 304, HIS 319, REL 222 or any 200-level art history course.
Alternate years. No S/U option. [AH] (Humanities)

362. Art Since 1960
This course looks at the major movements, aesthetic theories, and critical debates related to art
in the late 20th century in order to gain a better understanding of the diversity of contemporary
practices. Students will be introduced to minimalism, conceptual art, institutional critique,
feminist art, process and body art, postmodernism, and globalism. Prerequisite: Any 200-level
art history course. Alternate years. No S/U option. [AH] (Humanities)

363. Feminist Art
Investigation of the feminist art movement of the 1970s to the present, as well as contemporary
artwork by women artists. Readings and lectures focus on feminist approaches to gender,
ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and colonialism. This course also counts towards the GSS
major. Prerequisite: 200-level art history course or GSS 171. Alternate years. No S/U option.
[AH] (Humanities)

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