History of Craft

Parsons School of Design: Art/Design Hist & Theory

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Graduate Course
Degree Students
History of Craft
Spring 2023
Taught By: Jeannine Falino
Section: A

CRN: 13778

Credits: 3

This course looks at the concept of craft and its place within contemporary art and design. The first part of the course covers the history of craft, from the beginning of the Arts and Crafts Movement in the mid-nineteenth century through the emergence of the Studio Craft Movement after World War II and up to the present day. The second part explores topics in contemporary craft, including feminism and craft, craft activism and social practice, queer craft, craft and sustainability, DIY, and craft practices in design. The course will include a presentation by a contemporary artist working in craft materials. Interested students will also have the opportunity to participate in research for the instructor's upcoming exhibition on Women and Modern Craft.

Open to: University graduate students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art/Design Hist & Theory (PGHT)

Campus: Course in NY, not on campus (NN)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:32pm EST 2/6/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 9:55am - 11:45am
Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th
Room: 410
Date Range: 1/24/2023 - 5/9/2023