RCCORE 334 - Special Topics
Section: 002
Term: FA 2007
Subject: RC Core Courses (RCCORE)
Department: LSA Residential College
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May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Outsider and Self-Taught Art in the U.S. is often conflated with folk art, ethnic art, art of the insane, as well as a variety of popular forms of self-expression. This class will focus on a broad selection of these non-traditional or marginalized art forms. Together, these art practices have defined and popularized the idea of the artist outsider, and affected the changing shape of mainstream art. We will examine the boundaries of inside/outside, and the ways in which these shifting boundaries shed light on the larger study of creativity, marginality, art, and culture. A range of artists and practices spanning from folk art to “visionary” artist environments, to graffiti art, Zines, and the Burningman community will be discussed.

RCCORE 334 - Special Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: On the Margins of the Art World ? Outsider and Self-Taught Art in the US
002 (SEM)
M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Working with the Latino Community in Ann Arbor
003 (SEM)
MW 3:00PM - 5:00PM
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