Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests 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 Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
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This unit introduces the basic theoretical framework and methodologies used in art authentication. The unit examines the history and theory of art authentication practice with a particular reference to the Australian art market. Students will gain a sound theoretical grounding in issues pertaining to art authentication. Topics and issues dealt with will lead to an understanding of the characteristics of a coherent approach to authentication, from a wide multi disciplinary base, including art historical, legal, ethical and practical. Issues considered will also include an introduction to common fraud approaches, using a series of case studies.
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
• Develop a sound knowledge of the history and theory of art authentication practices
• Understand the elements of art authentication procedures
• Understand the reasons and benefits of a multi disciplinary approach
• Be able to identify the key components of the authentication process
• Gain an insight into the methods of the art forger
Written word totalling 4,000 words
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this unit will:
Develop a sound knowledge of the history and theory of art authentication practices
Understand the elements of art authentication procedures
Understand the reasons and benefits of a multi disciplinary approach
Be able to identify the key components of the authentication process
Gain an insight into the methods of the art forger
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/courses/award-courses/graduate-certificate/art-authentication|
Graduate Certificate in Art Authentication |
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