Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2.5 A 1-hour lecture and a 1.5-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points of second year Art History.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| 670-344 Baroque Art: Caraavaggio to Bernini |
|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/|
CoordinatorProf Jaynie Anderson
This subject interrogates painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy, France, Spain and the Netherlands in the 17th century. The artists on who most attention is focused incude Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi, Annibale Carracci, Domenichino, Guido Reni, Bernini, Velazquz, Borromini, Reubens, Rembrandt and Poussin. This subject aims to give an introduction to the main issues to be found in the art historical literature on these artists, and so the subject deals with a wide range of questions and themes. These include colour and chiaroscuro, theory, practice and the rise of academies, the representation of sexuality, interpretation/iconography, gender, biography and postmodern readings.
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||A seminar report of 1500 words 40% (due a week after it has been presented in class), and a take-home examination of 2500 words 60% (due in the examination period). 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 or 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 successfully complete this subject will: |
|Notes:||Formerly available as 107-023/673-344 Baroque Art: Caravaggio to Bernini. Students who have completed 107-023 or 673-344 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Art History |
Art History Major
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