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  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • Sunday, September 27, 2pm, Free
    Symposium: Centered on Clay

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Butterly
    East Los Angeles College | Rosco C Ingalls Auditorium | 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754 | 323.265.8650


    A symposium in conjunction with the exhibition Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty
    September 26 – December 6, 2015

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art history

Otis Art History 01 - Prehistoric Cave Paintings

From the Caves to Romanticism, take a journey through centuries of art and learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society. This series of five-minute podcasts from Otis College of Art and Design features sumptuous images and informative texts. Presented by Dr. Jeanne Willette, faculty at Otis College of Art and Design.

Modern Genius MOOC offered

"The Modern Genius: Art and Culture in the 19th Century" is a massive online open course (MOOC) in art history taught by Liberal Arts and Sciences Professor of Art History Dr. Parme Giuntini. Learn through video podcasts and reading how artists such as Monet, Manet, Picasso and van Gogh radically reshaped visual culture, issuing in modernity. Begins Sept 23.

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES AHCS310

Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

 

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space

This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.

 

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES AHCS310

Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

 

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space

This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.

 

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES - AHCS310
Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space - This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES AHCS310

Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

 

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space

This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.