Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry. It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Advisor and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability.
CoordinatorDr Edward Colless
Faculty of the VCA and MCM
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject introduces students to the language and methods for critically describing works of art, using examples from the past and present.
This subject aims to:
• provide a clear, basic knowledge and understanding of certain key historical moments and works of art and their contexts;
• familiarise students with terminology used in the critical understanding of art at a tertiary level;
• introduce students to methods of study appropriate at a tertiary level.
1. Visual analysis in short essay format (25%). Length: 1000 words. Due in Week 6.
2. Tutorial presentation with written submission (25%). Length 1000 words. Due one week after class presentation.
3. In class visual test (50%). Length 2000 words. Due week 13.
Hurdle requirement: 80% attendance at both lectures and tutorials is required for the presentation and written components to be accepted for assessment purposes.
A reader comprising critical and historical texts anthologised by the co-ordinator, will be available for purchase. The textbook information will be on the LMS.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completing this subject students will be able to:
• comprehend the descriptive and theoretical vocabulary used in contemporary art criticism and art historical studies.
• recognize methods and objectives of argument in art criticism and art history.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art) |
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