Australian Art

Course code AART2100
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Examines Australian art history from 1788 including traditional and contemporary art using a range of interpretive frameworks. Students are given scope to develop a specialist interest encompassing traditional and contemporary practice.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate their knowledge of Australian Visual Culture

2. Demonstrate their understanding of the evolution of the fine arts on this continent

3. Demonstrate their understanding of the cultural context in which they work

Content

The following themes will be developed:

  • Colonialism and Nationalism
  • Playing the field: Abstraction in Australian Art
  • Site, spirit and identity: Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives
  • Contemporary pluralism
  • Provincialism and the global
  • Art out of exile
  • The new Pacific

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): AART3020. Students who have successfully completed AART3020 are not eligible to enrol in AART2100.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Fine Art or Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art or Bachelor of Teaching (Fine Art) (Honours) programs.

Assumed Knowledge

AART3020

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay

Essay: Essay On Analysis of Seminar Topics

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term