About U of O
Prospective Students
Students
Services
Academics
Research
News & Events
Alumni & Friends
FrançaisLibrariesMapsKeyword Search and DirectoriesCoursesU of O Home


Current calendars

Faculty calendars

Arts
Education
Engineering
Health Sciences
Law (Civil Law)
Law (Common Law)
Management
Medicine
Social Sciences
Science

Programs
Courses

Archived Calendars

See List

Contact Information

Infoservice
Tabaret Hall
75 Laurier Av. E.
Ottawa, ON, Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-562-5630
Toll-free phone:
1-877-868-8292
Fax:613-562-5323

infoservice@uOttawa.ca

InfoAdmission
Tel: 613-562-5315
Toll-free phone:
1-877-868-8292 (#5315)

admissions@uOttawa.ca
 
 
Calendars > Courses > VISUAL ARTS

VISUAL ARTS

1311 1321 1331 1341 1711 1721 1731 1741 2014 2015
2024 2025 2032 2040 2051 2160 2161 2170 2171 2560
2561 2570 2571 3016 3026 3032 3033 3040 3041 3051
3114 3115 3116 3117 3180 3181 3334 3344 3354 3364
3514 3515 3516 3517 3580 3581 3734 3744 3754 3764
4080 4089 4090 4115 4515 4900 4956      

Notes
All studio courses have restricted enrolment. Students must see the department before registering to those courses. Legend of abbreviations: G: general courses C: reserved for the concentration program BFA: reserved fpr the BFA program P: practical courses (studio) T: theory and history of art courses
 
 
ART1311 The Painting Field (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Introduction to painting through direct experience of its materials and procedures: the picture plane, surface, format, frame, pigment and colour, forms, composition.
C, B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART1321 The Autonomous Object (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Introduction to sculpture through a study of the object, its modes of production (modelling, casting, sculpting, construction, the found object) and its structure (fragmented or unified, ordered or disordered).
C, B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART1331 The Photographic Image (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Exploration of the nature of photography as an image-making process, with an emphasis on observation and expression. Introduction to basic camera techniques and to black and white darkroom procedures.
C, B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART1341 The Image in Motion (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Introduction to moving images - captured or generated - through an exploration of chosen technologies and art practices.
C, B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART1711 L'espace peint (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Introduction à la peinture à travers une expérience directe de ses matériaux et de ses procédés : plan pictural, support, format, cadre, pigment et couleur, formes, compositions.
C, B.A.V. (P).
  Top
 
ART1721 L'objet autonome (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Introduction à la sculpture : étude de l'objet, de ses modes de réalisation (objet modelé, moulé, sculpté, construit, trouvé) et de sa structure (fragmentée ou unifiée, ordonnée ou désordonnée).
C, B.A.V. (P).
  Top
 
ART1731 L'image photographique (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Exploration de la photographie comme moyen d'observation et d'expression. Introduction aux principes de base de l'appareil photo et de la chambre noire.
C, B.A.V. (P).
  Top
 
ART1741 L'image en mouvement (0,0,4) 3 cr.
Introduction aux images animées - captées ou générées - à travers l'étude de technologies et de pratiques artistiques choisies.
C, B.A.V. (P).
  Top
 
ART2014 La peinture et l'image / Painting and Image (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of the relationships between two-dimensional surface and pictorial space: figure and field, opticality and tactility, figuration and abstraction, narration.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART2015 La peinture en contexte / Painting in Context (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of the relationship between painting, its making and the place of its reception.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART2024 La sculpture en transformation / Sculpture in Transformation (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of unstable materials, forms, and situations - in movement, in transformation - as traces of an event or a process.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART2025 La sculpture et l'image / Sculpture and Image (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of the relationships between sculpture and two-dimensional space: the plane, frontality, instantaneous perception, opticality. Issues of figuration and narration.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART2032 Photographie : vision et représentation / Photography: Vision and Representation (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Further study of forms of personal expression and refinements of modes of representation.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART2040 Intermedia / Intermedia (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Interdisciplinary workshop dealing with non-traditional art processes and concepts, including electronic means. Issues of image, sound, performance, and language, in relation to movement, time, space.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART2051 Le dessin : la marque et l'image / Drawing: Marking and Image (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Development of the physical characteristics and expressivity of drawing through intuitive and analytic processes of direct mark-making in confrontation with the image.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART2160 General Art History I (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Overview of the history of art from Prehistory to the XIVth century through a study of chosen issues.
G,C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART2161 General Art History II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Overview of the history of art from the XVth century to today through a study of chosen issues.
Prerequisite: ART2160 for students in the Department's programs. G,C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART2170 Modern Art I (3,0,0) 3 cr.
History of modern art from the middle of the XIXth century to World War I through a study of chosen issues.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G,C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART2171 Modern Art II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
History of modern art from World War I to the early 1960s through a study of chosen issues.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G,C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART2560 Histoire générale de l'art I (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Panorama de l'histoire de l'art de la préhistoire au XIVe siècle à travers l'étude de problématiques choisies.
G,C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART2561 Histoire générale de l'art II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Panorama de l'histoire de l'art du XVe siècle à aujourd'hui à travers l'étude de problématiques choisies.
Préalable : ART2560 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G,C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART2570 Art moderne I (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Histoire de l'art moderne du milieu du XIXe siècle jusqu'à la Première Guerre mondiale à travers l'étude de problématiques choisies.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G,C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART2571 Art moderne II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Histoire de l'art moderne de la Première Guerre mondiale au début des années soixante à travers l'étude de problématiques choisies.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G,C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3016 Peinture et source / Painting and Source (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of the connections between painting and diverse image sources. Issues of iconography, photography, collage, appropriation, etc.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART3026 La sculpture en contexte / Sculpture in Context (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of the relationship between sculpture and its immediate environment: space, place, site. Issues of installation, architecture, institution, nature, public art, social and political art.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART3032 Photographie: documentation et construction / Photography: Documentation and Construction (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of photography as a means of documentation or personal communication.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART3033 Laboratoire de photographie / Photo Laboratory (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Introduction to large-format photography, perspective controls, natural and artificial light, exposure and development systems, advanced printing techniques, colour photography, and non-silver processes.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART3040 Médias mixtes / Mixed Media (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Exploration of relationships arising from the encounter of various form of art, communication and information processing in order to invent new means of expression.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART3041 Intention et invention / Intention and Invention (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Study and implementation of real or synthetic, photographic or electronic images, static or cinematic, in two or three dimensions, for the purpose of personal expression, factual documentation or social animation.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART3051 Le dessin: le regard et le sens / Drawing: Seeing and Meaning (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Development of perceptual awareness through the study of the nature and the meanings of what we see. Development of intuitive and analytic skills, and study of the personal, factual and cultural issues of representation. Interaction with reproduced imagery and with other media.
Prerequisites: ART1311, ART1321, ART1331, ART1341. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART3114 Art and Cultures (3,0,0) 3 cr.
The study of the relationships between cultures in the artistic context: the representation of races, peoples, nations, and cultures, the question of intercultural appropriation, etc.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3115 Art and Environment (3,0,0) 3 cr.
The study of the relationships between art and the natural environment, in particular from the 18th century to the present day. Critical examination of the shift from a purely aesthetic to a systematic approach to the environment. Examination of diverse questions related to: the site, the garden and landscaping, Land Art, landscape painting and other related visual representations, etc.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3116 Art and Technologies (3,0,0) 3 cr.
An examination of the relationships between art and technology: the impact of technological transformations on the production, dissemination and the reception of images and artistic practices; the artistic uses of video, computer, internet, and virtual reality technologies, etc. The course will also examine diverse questions including those related to reproductibility, automation, interactivity, simulation, etc.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3117 Art and Feminism (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Gender roles and identities and feminist viewpoints since 1970 in the visual arts: events, practices and critical approaches. Art and society image and feminine culture, sexuality and representation.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3180 Contemporary Art I (3,0,0) 3 cr.
History of artistic practices in the 1960's and 1970's through a study of chosen issues.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3181 Contemporary Art II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Study of artistic practices since the 1980's in Canada and the world through a study of chosen issues.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3334 Canadian Art (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Study of art in Canada with an emphasis on the 20th century. Detailed analysis of selected works and art groups.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3344 Museology (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Introduction to museology. Analysis of problems related to the function of the museum and art gallery: collection, conservation, exhibition, education. Practical work and visits to public and private museums and galleries and parallel institutions.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3354 Inuit and Amerindian Art (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Study of the traditional and contemporary arts of the Inuit and Amerindian peoples in their anthropological, historical and political contexts.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3364 History of Photography (3,0,0) 3 cr.
History of photography up to the present through the study of chosen issues.
Prerequisite: ART2161 for students in the Department's programs. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART3514 Art et cultures (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Étude des rapports entre les cultures dans le contexte artistique: la représentation des races, des peuples, des nations, des cultures, l'appropriation interculturelle, etc.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3515 Art et environnement (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Étude des rapports entre l'art et l'environnement naturel, particulièrement depuis le XVIIIe siècle jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Examen critique du passage d'une approche purement esthétique du paysage à une approche systématique. Questions diverses : le site, le jardin et l'aménagement paysager, le Land Art, la peinture de paysage et autres représentations visuelles, etc.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3516 Art et technologies (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Étude des rapports entre l'art et les technologies: impact des transformations technologiques sur la production, la diffusion et la réception des images et des pratiques artistiques; usages artistiques des technologies - vidéo, ordinateur, Internet, réalité virtuelle, etc. Questions diverses: la reproductibilité, l'automatisation, l'interactivité, la simulation, etc.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3517 Art et féminisme (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Rôle et identité sexuels et perspectives féministes depuis 1970 dans les arts visuels : incidences, pratiques et approches critiques. Art et société, image et culture de la femme, représentation et sexualité.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3580 Art contemporain I (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Histoire des pratiques artistiques dans les années soixante et soixante-dix à travers l'étude de problématiques choisies.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3581 Art contemporain II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Étude des pratiques artistiques depuis les années quatre-vingt au Canada et dans le monde à travers l'étude de problématiques choisies.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3734 Art canadien (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Étude de l'art au Canada en particulier au XXe siècle. Analyse détaillée d'oeuvres et de groupes artistiques choisis.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3744 Muséologie (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Introduction à la muséologie. Analyse des problèmes théoriques relatifs aux fonctions du musée et de la galerie d'art : collection, conservation, exposition, éducation. Travaux pratiques et visites de galeries et de musées, publics et privés, et d'institutions parallèles.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3754 Art inuit et amérindien (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Étude des arts traditionnels et contemporains des inuits et des amérindiens dans leurs contextes anthropologique, historique et politique.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART3764 Histoire de la photographie (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Histoire de la photographie jusqu'à nos jours à travers une étude de problématiques choisies.
Préalable : ART2561 pour les étudiants inscrits dans les programmes du département. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART4080 Atelier dirigé I / Supervised Studio I (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Individual research and collective critiques under the direction of a professor.
B.F.A. Restricted to fourth-year students. (P).
  Top
 
ART4089 Atelier dirigé II / Supervised Studio II (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Individual research and collective critiques under the direction of a professor. Exhibition and evaluation of work by a committee of professors.
Prerequisite or co-requisite: ART4080. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART4090 Thème choisi / Special Topic (0,0,4) 6 cr.
Practical research on a selected topic.
Prerequisite: To be determined by the chosen topic. B.F.A. (P).
  Top
 
ART4115 Special Topics in Theory and History of Art (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Topic chosen from among historical or theoretical questions of current concern.
Prerequisite: To be determined according to the subject. G, C, B.F.A. (T).
  Top
 
ART4515 Thèmes choisis de théorie et d'histoire de l'art (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Thème choisi parmi les questions théoriques ou historiques que soulève l'actualité.
Préalable : À déterminer selon le sujet du cours. G, C, B.A.V. (T).
  Top
 
ART4900 Stage / Apprenticeship 3 cr.
Period of assistantship and practical studies with a professional (artist, researcher, curator, records manager, administrator, etc.) who must provide the Department with a description of both the work program and the evaluation process for approval. The practicum director and the student must present a final report to the Department. Duration of apprenticeship: 150 hours.
B.F.A. Restricted to fourth-year students. (P/T).
  Top
 
ART4956 Travaux dirigés / Directed Research 3 cr.
Under the supervision of a professor the student will undertake a program of selected readings and personal research in an area of art history or of art theory.
B.F.A. Requires the approval of the professor in charge. Restricted to fourth-year students. (T).
  Top
     
 


 

About U of O | Prospective Students | Students | Services | Academics | Research | News and Events | Alumni and Friends



System requirements | Feedback | Privacy Policy | Accessibility

© University of Ottawa
If you are looking for additional information, please contact us.
Technical questions or comments about this site? Last updated: 2015.08.06