- Code ARTH6059
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Art History
- Areas of interest Art History, Arts
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
- Co-taught Course
- Offered in See Future Offerings
This course explores how spiritual movements, intellectual developments, technological transfers and historical contingencies have been interwoven into visual expressions in Asia through major art historical periods. Painting, sculpture, ceramics, metalwork, decorative arts and architecture from earlies times to the present will be discussed. Arts from South, Central and East Asia are emphasised, to introduce key art historical periods and cross-cultural interactions. The relationships between art and religions, art and royal patronage, and art and identity are key themes, along with indigenous style and the influence of foreign forms and ideas throughout the historical period.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- identify, describe, research and conduct visual analyses of Asian art works;
- describe the major developments in Asian art and relate
subjects and styles to their intellectual, religious, political, and
- synthesise and critically evaluate key studies and approaches to the study of Asian art;
- apply methods of art history and draw on primary texts and other sources to develop, support and present an argument, orally and in writing, to explain aspects of Asian art
2000 word presentation and essay (50%) [outcomes 2,3,4]
report and online discussion of artwork/artist (1000 words) (20%) [outcomes 1,3,4]
online participation (10%) [outcomes 1,2,3,4)
and online analysis of selectedowrks (20%) [outcomes1,2]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 30 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 18 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 100 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9801||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|