Art and Fashion
Undergraduate | CUR-VIS29 | 2024
Strut through the decades of the 20th century while examining the collision of art and fashion. Walk the catwalks of 1920’s Paris. Witness the birth of ‘cool’ fashion in the sixties. Analyse how fashion intersects with consumerism and visual culture.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Enrol by
- 19 May 2024
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 13 weeks
- Start dates
- 27 May 2024,
- 25 Nov 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
Art and Fashion
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- demonstrate a sound knowledge of issues concerning the relationship between art and fashion in historical and contemporary contexts
- review, assess and critique a range of theories and issues
- develop written communication skills to enable the analysis of visual culture in relation to relevant theory.
- Introduction to Fashion and Art
- The Belle Epoque 1900-1914
- Paris in the 1920s
- Mannequins and Surrealism
- Fashion, Art and Ideology
- Post-War - 'The New Look'
- Sixties 'Cool'
- Anti Fashion 1968 -1972
- Commodity Culture in the 1980s
- Diversity in the 1990s
- Fashion and Art in the 21st Century
- Perspectives on Fashion and Art in Australia
Learn about the relationship between art and fashion in historical and contemporary contexts. Influences on art and their reflection in fashion are considered both chronologically as well as thematically. Explore links between the development of industrialised societies, their customs, desires and the development of consumerism.
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- Essay 1 (40%)
- Essay 2 (45%)
- Test (15%)
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You must have a high level of proficiency in the English language and competent essay writing skills.
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- 0.125 EFTSL
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