The materials you have to purchase for the course are as follows:
Jonathan Franzen, Freedom (ordered at Oberlin Bookstore)
Don McLeese, The New York Times Reader: Arts & Culture. CQ Press 2011. (at Oberlin Bookstore)
Also, Mindfair is Oberlin’s independent bookstore, and they may have these books in stock.
In addition, you will need to watch Season One of Bravo’s “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist” You may buy a season pass on iTunes for $9.99