Art 297 Book Arts

This mixed media class will explore the book as an art form. The relationship of images and/or words will be explored in relationship to narrative and sequential structures. Traditional and experimental methods of binding will be taught. Lectures on the history of the artist's book and issues in imagery and/or typography will be presented. Class emphasizes an experimental and conceptual approach that integrates content and form. Open to non-majors with instructor’s consent or departmental approval. Maximum 8 credits. Recommended preparation: Art 115 & Art 131 (expected of art & art history majors).