Units of Study
ARHT2637 - Colonial Art in the Antipodes 1788-1918
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Anita Julia Callaway
Phone: +61 2 9351 6907
This unit challenges the conventional view that Australian art is a pale copy of a European paradigm, instead arguing that Australia has a robust and idiomatic visual culture of its own. By examining a wide variety of images (including painting, sculpture, popular prints, cartoons, tableaux vivants, theatrical scenery and public spectacle) this unit will demonstrate how, from first European contact, appropriation and parody - whether conscious or unconscious burlesque - characterised Australian visual culture throughout the nineteenth century.
1x1500wd project (30%), 1x3000wd essay (60%), tutorial participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
ARHT1001 and ARHT1002
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for ARHT2637
|Class||Colonial Art in the Antipodes 1788-1918|
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
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