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PRINT-360

Required for all print majors, this course surveys the historical evolution and contemporary expressions of intaglio, lithography, relief, monotype/monoprint, screen print, digital, livres d?artistes and artists' books, and papermaking. Along with an examination of Asian and European antecedents in papermaking, woodcut and stencil printing, the invention of type and the printing press; the Pop Movement of the 60's, the Poster, and the Democratic Multiple will be explored. Particular attention will be given to current trends in printmaking as well as the role printmakers have had in contemporary art.Required for all print majors, this course surveys the historical evolution and contemporary expressions of intaglio, lithography, relief, monotype/monoprint, screen print, digital, livres d'artistes/artists' books, and papermaking. Focus will be upon understanding the history of print media and print culture in Europe, Asia and the New World but also upon the application of these developments in the present day. Students will have the opportunity to see and study prints in various local collections and to watch an artist work at a local press.