Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||107-306/AHIS30002 Art Abroad. 107-466 Contemporary Culture: Art in New York. 107-467 Renaissance and Baroque Rome 1450-1750. 107-472 Aboriginal Art in the Northern Territory|
|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 Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
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This subject is taught on location in a major art centre (the subject may be taught in one year in New York, the Northern Territory, or in other destinations as appropriate) using the social, economic, geographical and cultural effects of the respective arts centre as a case study of culture in action. Students will be introduced to the key institutional components of the art centre studied: this may include as appropriate: urban and rural fabrics, museums, churches, sacred sites, palaces, villas, gardens, cultural sites, galleries, alternative spaces, corporate collections, auction houses, art magazines and studies, depending on the art centre. 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 and 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 and follow the registration processes in order to be selected for enrolment.
Students who complete this subject will:
|Assessment:||A site project, equivalent to 2000 words 25% (due during the on-site teaching period), a written essay, equivalent to 4000 words 50% (due one month after on-site teaching), and a take-home examination of 2000 words 25% (due two months after on-site teaching). Hurdle requirement: students must attend at least 75% of seminars/tutorials and submit all pieces of assessment in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.|
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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|
Students who sucessfully complete this subject will:
|Notes:||Students who have completed 107-306 Art Abroad, 107-466 Contemporary Culture: Art in New York, 107-467 Renaissance and Baroque Rome or 107-472 Aboriginal Art in the Northern Territory are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Special entry conditions apply. This subject is not offered each year. There is a quota on this subject of 20 students. Details of where and how to obtain the itinerary and travel arrangements are available from the lecturer in charge. Prospective students must register with the lecturer in charge and follow directions about securing a place on the tour prior to approval of enrolment. To enrol in this subject students must submit a Subject Variation form along with written authorisation from the School of Culture and Communication and proof of tour organiser approval to the Faculty of Arts and Music Student Centre. It is not possible to enrol in this subject on-line. Strict enrolment deadlines apply to subjects taught during the Summer and Winter Semesters. The subject dates and HECS/course fee dates for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject. Prospective students must contact the art history program head or the subject lecturer well ahead of application to find out the destination of the Fieldwork tour in the year of offer. Details of the location where the subject will be taught when offered will be posted on the School of Culture and Communication website.|
Art History |
Art History Major
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