Drawing is Thinking: Visual Research for Studio Practice
ARTS(DT)511 Drawing is Thinking: Visual Research for Studio Practice3
Term: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: For graduate students with previous drawing experience
This course is designed for advanced students in the Post-Bac, MFA, and MA programs, and draws upon Florence as a site for visual, conceptual, and art historical inspiration, conducting intensive visual research within historic sites and museum collections in Florence. This course is conceived in three parts: tradition, evolution, and revolution. Tradition: students will carry out visual research in historic sites through drawing and other forms of visual notation. Evolution: students will learn how artists utilize visual research in contemporary art practice. Revolution: students will integrate this visual research into contemporary studio practice.
(See syllabus below. An updated syllabus will be posted at the beginning of each term.)
Syllabus & Faculty