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Art and the Aesthetics of the Everyday - ARHT3673

Year - 2019

Students study contemporary and historical art made in response to the ebb and flow of daily life and the material conditions of the street, the city, and the home. They study key texts of the art and politics of the everyday and topics related to the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first century theory and practice. Students will focus on artists who heighten awareness of the banal and mundane, of the detritus of life, of gendered distinctions between home and city, and the paradoxical revelation of the marvelous in the everyday.

2hr x (face to face) lecture/week, 1hr tutorial/week

1x1500wd Research Essay (40%), 1x2000wd Extended Visual Analysis (40%), 1x1000wd Paired learning research project (20%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies


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: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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