|Readings: Theories and Perspective on Art|
|CLASS CODE:||ART 400||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A reading survey and discussion of principal aesthetic, religious, and artistic theories with an emphasis on reading artists' written sources from antiquity until the twenty-first century.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall, Winter, and Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||-- Survey a sample of principal contributors to aesthetic theory.
-- Readings from LDS perspectives on the arts.
-- Read and discuss artists' statements from antiquity into the twenty-first century.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||-- Survey a sample of principal contributors to aesthethic theory and practice, especially Plato and Aristotle.
-- Read from LDS perspectives on the arts, including sermons by Spencer W. Kimball and Boyd K. Packer.
-- Read and discuss artist's statements or manifestos, theories, journals, notebooks, sketchbook entries, and documents, surveying artists from antiquity into the twenty-first century.
-- Read from artists, theorists, writers, critics, and intellectuals that form the student's artistic discipline, broadening their awareness of the ideas that form artistic theory and practice.
-- Read 700-1000 pages from the above categories.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Junior or senior level Art major|
|PREREQUISITES:||Enrolled as an Art major|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|