This course will cover a broad range of topics and themes: Women in Art History (including seminal artists such as Frida Kahlo and Jeanne-Claude, as well as lesser known artists such as Hilda von Bingen and women of the Bologna renaissance); Ancient Civilizations (including ancient Peru, Norte-Chico, Etruscan and Oceania); Mediums and Movements (including time-based, performance and conceptual artists such as William Wegman, Joan Jonas, and Stan Brakage), early photography, mosaics, and architecture; Manifestos (Feminist, Futurist, De Stijl, among others); and the Great Collections and Museums of the world (including the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Walker Art Center, Legion of Honor and the British Museum).
Rick Love received his MFA in printmaking from the University of Minnesota.. He is an associate professor of art and design and has been teaching art history and studio art for the last16 years. He is co founder of www.arthistoryproject.com a free online art history resource. He is also Lead Independent Director for www.sartle.com an art history database devoted to making art history accessible to the masses. He is also a working artist and actively shows and speaks about his work nationally and internationally. Currently he is exploring packaging tape and masking tape as a medium. This winter he will be working on a two commision, one for the University of Calgary's BioChemistry Department and another for Thrivent Financial in MInneapolis MN.