- Code ARTH2049
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Art History
- Areas of interest Art History
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The course will examine aspects of Australian painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography and the applied arts from a methodological perspective. It will raise questions concerning the analysis of Australian art by art historians and art critics and will suggest possible alternative readings of Australian art history within a broader international context.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
1. Have a broad understanding of the main themes and methodologies involved in the study of Australian art
2. Connect developments in Australian art with those occurring abroad
3. Demonstrate an understanding of changes in Australian art and link these changes with changing social, philosophical and economic developments
4. Research, access and assess information on Australian art and place this within a broader context of art historical research
5. Speak and write with confidence on Australian art
Students must submit and perform all assessment tasks in order to complete the course. Failure to submit assessment items by the last day of the exam period and perform assessment tasks on schedule will result in an NCN.
Oral presentation and paper 1,000 words(25%), (LO 2,3,4,5)
Research essay 2,500 words (45%), (LO 1,2,3,4,5)
End of semester visual test (20%) (LO 1,2,3)
Tutorial participation (10%). (LO 1,2,3,4,5)
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Classes will be held on campus and at the National Gallery of Australia
Two hours of lectures and a one hour tutorial per week
Students are expected to complete an average of 7 hours of study per week outside class contact hours
Requisite and Incompatibility
* Sayers, A., Australian Art, Oxford
* Kirby, S., Sight Lines - Women's Art and Feminist Perspectives, Craftsman House
* Grishin, S., Contemporary Australian Printmaking, Craftsman House
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- 6 units
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