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ARTH 1109 Clues to Seeing (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Everyone looks, not everyone sees. This course aims to develop students' ability to see the visual clues and cues that artists use in their works to communicate meaning. First students learn to see and read artists' visual vocabulary. Then students use skills to uncover underlying meaning in works of art from various times and places to reveal understandings about the contexts in which artworks were created. In addition to developing skills to analyze any artwork and insights into a few cultural moments, students take away a heightened ability to see and understand all aspects of visual experience.


Instructor(s): Judith Bookbinder

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14