Postgraduate Units of Study

ARHT5907 - Studies in Eighteenth Century Art

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jessica Susan Priebe

Description

This unit will focus on the study of eighteenth century art in European contexts. Various themes will be explored in different years: the relationship between art and nature; the origins of the Rococo style; art criticism; the Salons and the rise of aesthetic theory; women patrons and women artists; gender and painting; Enlightenment critics and the arts; landscape painting and garden design. In certain years, the unit of study will consider specific artists, cities or court spaces.

Assessments

1x3000wd essay (70%), 1x20 minute oral paper and written submission (30%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

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