This unit explores the art, architecture and material culture of dynastic China (ca. 3000 BCE-1900), contextualizing works within the region's diverse social, political and cultural histories. The unit foregrounds focused interpretation of individual works through visual and material analysis.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x750wd descriptive analysis exercise (15%), 1x1500wd comparative analysis exercise (30%), 1x2250wd research exercise (45%), tutorial participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies