Postgraduate Units of Study

ARHT6952 - Modern & Contemporary Art & Aesthetics

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Keith Broadfoot

Description

This unit explores the changing nature and form of the visual arts in the twentieth and twenty first centuries. It will investigate art and artists from the major arts movements and will explore some of the differing ways that the aesthetic experience of modern and contemporary art has been understood by key writers and curators. A range of media will be studied, with some classes held in galleries.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x2000wd tutorial paper and presentation (marked as one piece of work) (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

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