Contesting the Status Quo: Avant-Garde Art and Praxis
Contesting the Status Quo:
Avant-Garde Art and Praxis
August 6-9, 1-3:30 pm
On the occasion of the Frye Art Museum's Buster Simpson retrospective, explore the socially and politically motivated artistic practices of prominent experimental artists from around the world over the past 100 years. Beginning with the historical avant-garde of Western Europe and ending with contemporary art of the Pacific Northwest, this course examines the issues and strategies artists from diverse cultures have considered to create cutting-edge art and a better world. A sampling of artists and movements that will be discussed includes El Anatsui, Joseph Beuys, Wangechi Mutu, Diego Rivera, Buster Simpson, Kara Walker, Bauhaus, Dada, feminism, and socialist realism.
CREDIT AND CLOCK HOURS
Seattle Pacific University uses the quarter system and issues quarter credits. Payment for credit or clock hour fees is paid directly to SPU on the first day of class.
Art history courses: $42 for one SPU credit and $20 for ten clock hours
Advance registration required. Due two weeks before the first day of course or class. To ensure registration, submit completed form and full payment. Space is limited. Registration confirmed by email or mailed receipt.
The Frye Art Museum reserves the right to cancel any course or class. If the Museum cancels a course or class, a full refund will be issued. If participant cancels enrollment more than two weeks prior to start date, a full refund will be issued, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds issued with less than two weeks' notice. To cancel registration, call 206 432 8200 between 9 am-5 pm Monday-Friday.
Frye Art Museum Auditorium (View)
704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104