Art History and Theory: Images and Interpretation

Course code CAPA2000
Not available in 2015

Description

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).

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

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

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay 1

Essay: Essay 2

Contact Hours

Lecture

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

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term