Art and Passion in 17th Century Europe (ARHT2612)


This unit explores the rich variety and depth of Art in Seventeenth century Europe, focusing on artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Velazquez and Rubens, against the background of Court and papal art, the rapid growth of art markets in Europe, and the scientific and knowledge revolutions in Europe.

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1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x1500wd Visual assignment (30%), 1x3000wd Essay (70%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ARHT1001 and ARHT1002



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