Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Intensive taught subject: 4 - 22 July 2011
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of Art Curatorship|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Alison Inglis
This subject examines the history and theory of the conservation of art objects and collections, with particular reference to Australia. Students will gain a theoretical grounding in issues relating to conservation and an understanding of professional networks and policy developments in art conservation in Australia and internationally. Issues considered will include: the preventative care of art objects, the history of conservation, ethical and theoretical issues raised by cleaning, restoration, and authentication, conservation issues in the display of works of art, and legal issues in conservation.
|Assessment:||A 2500 word essay 50% (due during semester 2), and a 2500 word examination 50% (due during mid year break). Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject.|
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A reader will be available from the bookshop.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Intensive taught subject: 4 - 22 July 2011|
Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis) |
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