Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2.5 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to honours or postgraduate diploma in art history, or MA program in art history or art curatorship.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Formerly available as 107-040. Students who have completed 107-040 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|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/
This subject will include an analysis of the conservation issues in the preservation of ancient archaeological sites, the emergence of the professional painter restorers such as Bellini and Titian in Renaissance Italy, art restoration controversies such as the Sistine Ceiling, 19th century criticism by John Ruskin and Viollet-Le-Duc on how Gothic architecture should be restored, ecotourism and the art of indigenous Australian peoples, changes in conservation as a result of new technology, and the conservation of films on celluloid and video. Students should become conversant with the major debates concerning conservation and contemporary museology.
|Assessment:||Seminar paper of 2000 words 40% (due one week after presentation), and an essay of 3000 words 60% (due in the examination period). 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 subject 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:||Formerly available as 107-040. Students who have completed 107-040 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis) |
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Cultural Material Conservation)
Art History |
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