MIT 4.301 Introduction to the Visual Arts - Spring 2007
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This class will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art practices and ideas. The class will begin with a brief overview of 'visual language' by looking at a variety of artworks and discussing basic concepts revolving around artistic practice. The rest of the class will focus on notions of the real/unreal as explored with various mediums and practices. The class will work in video, sculpture and in public space.
This course features a full set of references discussed in class in the readings section, and the projects that the students completed in response to the three assignments of the term.
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