- Code ARTV6806
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Art History, Visual Arts, Creative Arts, Arts
This course will deal with aspects of European visual culture associated with exploration and colonisation, with an emphasis on material related to Australia and the Pacific. Issues raised by the visual cultures associated with cartography and landscape, ethnography, and natural history will be the focus of the course. There will be an emphasis on eighteenth and nineteenth century practices; this historical material will be dealt with in the light of contemporary art practices and theoretical writing.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of Eighteenth and Nineteenth century artists and their work.
- Understand some of the contexts in which Eighteenth and Nineteenth century artists works, and the relationship of certain practices to the processes of exploration and colonisation.
- Analyse and interpret works of art with a focus on the Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries.
- Present written and oral arguments about the work of Eighteenth and Nineteenth century artists.
- Compare and evaluate the work of selected Eighteenth and Nineteenth century artists in relation to contemporary art practices.
Indicative AssessmentOral Presentation including submission of PowerPoint Slides/presentation notes: 30% (12 minutes): LOs [1-4]
Essay: 60% (4,500 wds); Los [1-5]
Participation: 10%: LOs [1-5]
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WorkloadOne 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 7 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester. Total 130 hours.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Preliminary ReadingCasey, Edward S., Representing Place: Landscape Painting and Maps, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2002.
Smith, Bernard, European Vision and the South Pacific, Harper and Row, 1984.
Course readings are available on the Wattle course site.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9696||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|