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This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Not available|
|Prerequisites:||Usually 12.5 pts of first year Art History or first year European Studies|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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|Subject Overview:|| |
The subject focuses in depth on the art and culture of Renaissance Italy, especially Florence during the fifteenth century. In part we will examine the lives and works of Donatello, Masaccio,Verrocchio, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and others, in relation to the artistic theories of the period and the models they set for later artistic cultures. The subject will explore the critical interpretations of works of art, spectatorship, patronage, the place of art in daily life in Renaissance Florence, the scientific analysis of works of art, restoration history and workshop practice.
|Assessment:||A seminar report of 500 words 15% (due during the semester), an essay of 1500 words 35% (due during the semester), and a take-home exam of 2000 words 50% (during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available from the University Bookshop|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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