- What is art history?
- The Enlightenment
- The French Revolution
- The Industrial Revolution and emergence of modern political thought
- Women artists & the definition of femininity 18/19th Century
- The impact of new technologies of reproduction
- Courbet, Manet and the emergence of the Avant-garde
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
- Assignment 1 - Essay 1 (40%)
- Assignment 2 - Essay 2 (45%)
- Assignment 3 - Test (15%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:
No special requirements
You will examine key issues in European art history and reflect upon their relevance in contemporary culture. You will explore the profound changes that radically transformed European society between the 18th and 19th centuries. You will explore Romanticism, Classicism and Realism in art; the emergence of modern political ideologies; the shifting face of European society; and the impact of industrialisation upon European culture.
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