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ARTF1019
Module Reading List

Professional Practice (Introductory), 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Nick Cass
n.cass@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Week 1

Elliot, David J., Marissa Silverman and Wayne D. Bowman, ‘Artistic Citizenship: Introduction, Aims and Overview’, in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis, ed. by David J. Elliot, Marissa Silverman and Wayne D. Bowman (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) pp.3-21    

Week 2

Mullin, Diane, ‘Working All the Time: Artistic Citizenship in the 21st Century’, in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis, ed. by David J. Elliot, Marissa Silverman and Wayne D. Bowman (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) pp.521-548

John Lessore, 'Skill and Vision: what can teaching techniques add to an instinct to draw?', in Ways of Drawing: Artists' Perspectives on Drawing, ed. by Julian Bell, Julia Balchin and Claudio Tobin (London: Thames & Hudson, 2019)   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Week 3

Introduction from: Sholette, Gregory, Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture (London: Pluto Press, 2010)    

Week 4

Kenning, Dean, ‘Art World Strategies: Neoliberalism and the Politics of Professional Practice in Fine Art Education’, Journal of visual art practice ISSN: 1470-2029, (2018), 1-17

Week 5

Hester Westley, ‘The Year of the Locked Room: St Martin’s School of Art’, Tate etc ISSN: 1743-8853. 9, Spring 2007

See: https://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/articles/year-locked-room

Mayday Rooms Archive

See: http://maydayrooms.org/archives/a-course/

Week 6

Chapter 7 from: Barnet, Sylvan, A Short Guide to Writing About Art (New York: Longman, 2002)    

Chapter 3 from: Williams, Gilda, How to Write About Contemporary Art ISBN: 9780500291573; 0500291578 (London: Thames & Hudson, 2014)   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Chapter 4 from: Williams, Gilda, How to Write About Contemporary Art (London: Thames & Hudson, 2014)  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 08/02/2019) Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Week 7

Your own selection of artists statements from: www.axisweb.org

Week 8

Introduction from: Ghaye, Tony, Teaching and Learning Through Reflective Practice: A Practical Guide for Positive Action ISBN: 9780415570961 (hbk. ; alk. paper); 0415570964 (hbk. ; alk. paper); 9780415570954 (pbk. ; alk. paper); 0415570956 (pbk. ; alk. paper); 9780203833322 (ebk.); 0203833325 (ebk.); 9781136842535 (ebk.) (Abingdon: Routledge, 2010)

Week 9

Theme 2 (pages 15-25) from:  Bassot, Barbara, The Reflective Journal (London: Palgrave, 2016)

Further Reading

Lloyd, Carol, Creating a life worth living : a practical course in career design for aspiring writers, artists, filmmakers, musicians, and others who want to make a living from their creative work (New York: Harper Perennial, 1997)

This list was last updated on 01/11/2019