Units of Study

ARHT2640 - Modern and Contemporary Asian Art

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Sophie McIntyre

Description

In Asia there has developed both the nationalist art of a series of modernising states and a counter-establishment art which has frequently been formally modern. Students will learn how to analyse art works and institutions in terms of critical notions of modernity which arise in these Asian contexts but which do not require projection from outside. Focus will chiefly be on China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India since the 1850s. Other examples will be drawn from Japan, Thailand and Indonesia.

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (60%), 1x1500wd seminar paper (30%), participation (10%)

Textbooks

ARHT2640 Course Reader

Classes

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

Prerequisites

(ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (ASNS1001 and ASNS1002) or (ASNS1001 and ASNS1101)

Prohibitions

ARHT2040

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ARHT2640

       

Lecture

   

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