Units of Study

ARHT2612 - 17th Century Art: Royalty and Riches

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Lisa Margaret Beaven
Phone: +61 2 9351 2204
Email: lisa.beaven@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study considers the place of the artist and the architect in European courts during the seventeenth century. The focus will be on the image of the ruler and the princely palace as a political and social symbol. Patterns of patronage and issues of artistic independence will be investigated through examples of major commissions in painting, sculpture and architecture. Tutorials will involve a more careful examination of theoretical approaches to the expression of power, wealth and glory in visual form.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (60%), 1x2000wd visual test (40%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

ARHT1001 and ARHT1002

Prohibitions

ARHT2012

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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