Last updated on March 12, 2014
Cleveland Institute of Art offices will close at 4pm and buildings close at 6pm on Wednesday, March 12. All evening classes are canceled. Check this site Thursday morning for updates.
Mar 12, 2014
CIA co-sponsors feminism exhibition, talk, symposium
Feb 14, 2014
2014 Student Independent Exhibition
Mar 04, 2014
Ten CIA grads talk about automotive design careers in three new videos
Mar 28, 2014
Dinner by Design – Art of the Table, and a runway show
about 23 hours ago via Facebook
CIA congratulates Sreshta Rit Premnath ’03, whose solo show at KANSAS GALLERY in New York City was a “critics‘pick” in the prestigious journal, Art Forum. Read the review here: http://ow.ly/utVXH
Feb 28, 2014
Progressive acquires artwork by CIA instructor Dan Tranberg
Mar 28, 2014
The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi
Feb 19, 2014
Photography major captures images on hand-blown glass
Apr 22, 2014 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH
2014 Spring Design Show
Mar 11, 2014
3/13-17: Ikiru, To the Wonder, Escape from Tomorrow & more!
The Body: Tradition, Transformation, Transgression
Course No. ACD458 Credits: 3.0
Faculty Rita Goodman
This seminar-style course will explore one of the most important themes of twentieth-century visual art: the body (male and female). We will discuss a complex range of ideas and values associated with the nude (and naked) body as it has been re-presented in 20th c. photography; painting; sculpture/installation; performance and body art; and video. While the "great tradition" of the nude will be introduced, the course will focus on art produced since the 1950s (from the late modern to the postmodern era). Among other topics, we will study the visual body as a representational site for the self; for erotic desire; for the political position of women; and for formal experimentation. We will look at art that presents bodies which are very much outside tradition: i.e., bodies that are sick, decaying, dying, dead, aging, obese, androgynous, deformed, etc. Topics and terms of analysis will include: the traditional nude; feminist critiques of sexism; voyeurism; "exploitation," "obscenity," and censorship; objectification (gaze theory) sexuality; the nude self-portrait and portrait; parody and quotation; the female nude and modernism; Kenneth Clark's nude-naked (ideal-real) dichotomy; identity and performance; and formal aestheticizing of the body. Visual Culture Emphasis course.
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