Harvard University,  FAS
Spring 1998

Visual and Environmental Studies 25abr

Color, Culture, and Intuition in Abstract Painting with Water-Based Media: Studio Course

Stephen Mueller

Catalog Number: 9042
Enrollment: Limited to 12
Half course (spring term).
M., 6–9 p.m., Tu., 8:30–11:30.
EXAM GROUP: 10, 11, 12

Color theories and applications through historical and intuitive associations. Learning and inventing techniques with acrylic paint and other water-based media, with particular emphasis on the function of color. Exploring the pre-modernist and ethnic use of the abstract approach to image-making and the impact of color. A studio approach to accessing archetypal, personal, and imaginary imagery through color experimentation. An assessment of current issues in abstract painting and aesthetics with regard to color.

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