RCHUMS 334 - Special Topics in the Humanities
Section: 004 Outsider Art
Term: FA 2009
Subject: RC Humanities (RCHUMS)
Department: LSA Residential College
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
Theme
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This class will focus on a broad range of artists who are not generally recognized as central to the history of art in the 20th century. These artists have been classified variously through the conceptual frames of Folk Art, Art Brut, Outsider Art, and Self-Taught Art. In addition to surveying the work of these artists, we will consider these classifications, and the underlying assumptions on which they are based. We will also consider the boundaries between these art practices and Fine Art, and ways that these boundaries are maintained by the institutional art-world. In doing so, we will consider broader issues regarding creativity, marginality, art, and culture.

RCHUMS 334 - Special Topics in the Humanities
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
41775
Open
8
 
-
W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
002 (SEM)
P
45618
Open
8
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
P
45635
Open
13
 
-
MW 3:00PM - 4:30PM
004 (SEM)
P
45719
Open
7
 
-
W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
46099
Closed
0
 
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0500203342
Outsider art : spontaneous alternatives, Author: Colin Rhodes., Publisher: Thames & Hudson 2000
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 0312427581
The Painted Word, Author: Tom Wolfe., Publisher: Picador USA 1st Picado 2008
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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