Units of Study

ARHT2646 - Art and Visual Culture of East Asia

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Stephen Hart Whiteman


This unit explores the art and visual culture of modern and contemporary East Asia. It will explore links between art and nationhood, art and the build environment, and art and consumer societies across the entire region. Specific attention will be given to developments in China, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan. The course will be structured along a contextual chronological approach, linking major developments in art and visual culture to social, economic and political conditions of practice and reception.


1x1hr visual test (20%), 1x1000wd presentation (20%), 1x3000-3500wd final essay (60%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


(ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (12 junior credit points from Asian Studies)


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