Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HART 568 - ART, ARCHITECTURE AND NATURE

Long Title: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE SUSTAINABLE: ART, ARCHITECTURE AND NATURE
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This seminar considers theories and narratives of nature in the crafting of modern and contemporary art and architecture in the Americas. Artists and architects will include Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Rogelio Salmona (Colombia); Ana Mendieta, Ricardo Porro (Cuba); Ana Maria Tavaraes, Lina Bo Bardi (Brazil); Mark Dion and Buckminster Fuller (USA). For each lecture, Graduate Students will be assigned additional readings. They will write an annotated bibliography of all these readings to be turned in at the end of the semester. We will meet for an additional every two or three weeks to discuss interpretive and methodological problems and ideas associated with the readings. Graduate Students will be expected to complete all the requirements of the class in addition to writing a substantial research paper due at the end of the semester. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 302. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 568 if student has credit for HART 302.