Course Description

Course Name

Sculpture in Stone

Session: VRMU3122

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

A lower level Fine Arts course

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This ten-day intensive workshop takes place outside Rome near Carrara (Tuscany), the cradle of stone sculpture in Italy. Stone is one of the oldest materials used by sculptors and still used by contemporary artists. Students will develop basic sculptural techniques while also being introduced to the history of sculpture in this material. There will be also an introduction to the different stones used for sculpting their origin and the tools used during the time. Basic sculptural forms will be discussed as well as the development of abstract sculpture.

Students will be responsible for the course fee and accommodation. Housing is organized in the nearby village Azzano

*Course content subject to change