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Pollock to Psychedelia - ARHT2614

Year - 2019

This unit studies the interplay between high art and popular culture in America from the 1950s onwards. Pop Art, Minimalism and Performance formed alongside emerging youth cultures of political protest, drugs and rock music. We examine the interactions of high art, youth culture and mass media.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1500wd Artworks review (40%), 1x3000wd Essay (60%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Art History and Film Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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