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Skidmore College
Art Department


Art Theory

AT 361  Art and Society   3
An examination of how the visual arts are defined, funded, displayed, and make available to the public. This course will explore the role of artists in contemporary cultures and will investigate information about artists' education, resources, opportunities, and the skills required for professional development. Open to juniors and seniors or by permission of instructor.

AT 375   Current Issues in  Art   3 
Lecture-discussion course open to junior and senior art majors working in any media. With group critiques of student work as the central focus, the seminar explores individual work, processes, methodology, and other areas of individual or group interest. Slide presentations, lectures, oral reports, and visits to galleries and artists' studios provide a context for the student critiques and introduce historical, social, literary, and aesthetic perspectives related to developments in the visual arts.