• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Art History
  • Areas of interest Art History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person

The course examines aspects of 19th-century art and architecture in Europe after Romanticism, and will concentrate on the emergence of modernism in the painting of the Impressionists and their circle. Themes to receive special attention will include the representation of everyday life, realism and naturalism, and the changing roles of academic art.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Describe the major developments in 19th century French art, particularly in relationship to the emergence of Modernism.

2. Connect major social and political developments with artistic movements from Realism through to Post-Impressionism.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the market forces surrounding the ‘painters of modern life' and how they negotiated a conservative art world.

4. Research and access information on French 19th century art and organise your research into compelling and intelligent arguments.

5. Speak with confidence about 19th century French art.

Indicative Assessment

Oral presentation and paper - 1000 words (25%) (LO 2, 3, 4, 5)

Research essay – 3500 words (45%) (LO 1, 2, 4) 

End of semester visual test (20%) (LO 1, 2, 3)

Tutorial participation (10%) (LO 1, 2, 4, 5)

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Workload

On campus but with many tutorials held off campus but within Canberra

Contact hours include 3 hours per week in lectures and tutorials.

Students are expected to complete an average of 7 hours per week outside these contact hours.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

There are no current offerings for this course.

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