Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:June, Parkville - Taught on campus.
In 2010, the teaching for this subject takes place from the 13th of June until the 13th of July inclusive in New York.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 Comprising of twelve dedicated 2-hour seminars, three guest lectures and twelve 3-hour site-based lecture/tutorials |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points of Art History at second year. Students seeking a variation to the normal prerequisites for this subject must consult with the subject coordinator prior to enrolment.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| . |
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3Disability Liaison Unit website: 4http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
This subject is taught alternatively on-site in New York or in Rome, using the social, economic, geographical and cultural effects of the respective cities as case studies or culture in action. Students will be introduced to the key institutional components of the city: urban and rural fabrics, museums, churches, palaces, villas, gardens, cultural site, galleries, alternative spaces, corporate collections, auction houses, art magazines and studies, depending on the city. Students will study the history, context, display and consumption of art, allowing consideration of recent developments in museology, arts policy, and cultural tourism. The subject develops a broad understanding of the historical and aesthetic characteristics of artworks produced during selected artistic periods. The subject draws attention to the varying contexts informing works of art, including the relationship between art and its methods of production and preservation, its encouragement with society and installation in museum settings, and the different ways in which viewers respond to art and interpret the meanings and messages which it conveys. Students should develop a range of approaches to understanding art, from issues of censorship and art, to gender and sexual identity in art, art an politics, space and meaning. The subject provides students with a fundamental grounding in art history and/or architectural history, and in the broader critical and analytical skills necessary for the study of art in later years. Students wishing to enrol in this subject must consult the Notes below.
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||A site project, equivalent to 2000 words 25% (due during the on-site teaching period in July), a written essay, equivalent to 4000 words 50% (due one month after on-site teaching), and a essay of 2000 words 25% (due two months after on-site teaching, early October). Hurdle requirement: students must attend at least 75% of seminars/tutorials and submit all pieces of assessment in order to pass this subject. Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved formal extension will be penalised at 2% per day. Students who fail to submit up to 2-weeks after the final due date without a formal extension and special consideration will receive a fail grade for the piece of assessment.|
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A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who sucessfully complete this subject will: |
|Notes:||Students who have completed 107-466 Contemporary Culture: Art in New York or 107-467 Renaissance and Baroque Rome are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Special entry conditions apply. There is a quota on this subject of 25 students. Itinerary and travel arrangements available from Australians Studying Abroad. Prospective students must register with ASA prior to approval of enrolment http://www.asatravinfo.com.au. To enrol in this subject candidates must submit a Subject Variation form along with written permission from the School of Culture & Communication and proof of ASA approval to the Arts & Music Student Centre. It is not possible to enroll in this subject on-line. Strict enrolment deadlines apply to subjects taught during the Summer and Winter Semester. The subject dates and HECS/course fee census dates for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject. This subject is taught alternate years in summer or winter semesters: the winter semester in 2010 (and thence in winter on even-numbered years) and the summer semester in 2011(and thence in summer in odd-numbered years)|
Art History |
Art History Major
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