Art History and Theory: Images and Interpretation
|Course code CAPA2000||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts|
Introduces a variety of theoretical approaches to the interpretation of images. Investigates a range of critical theories in art history and contemporary art. Encourages students to develop a specific cultural, theoretical and historical awareness of the underpinnings of their own chosen creative direction(s).
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||By the end of the course the student will:|
1. have developed the ability to frame their practice within a specific historical or contemporary context.
2. have an increased knowledge of theories of art
3. have acquired specialised knowledge of a selected aspect of art theory.
|Content||Image and interpretation in art history|
Representation and abstraction
Art as commodity
Psychoanalysis and art theory
Modernism and postmodernsim
Body and landscape in art history and contemporary art
|Replacing Course(s)||ARTC2000 Art History and Theory: Images and Interpretation|
|Transition||Students who have successfully completed ARTC2000 Art History and Theory: Images and Interpretation may not enrol into CAPA Art History and Theory: Images and Interpretation.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term