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HART 1305 History of European Art (2): High Renaissance to the Present Day
Course tutor: Charles Ford (Autumn); Richard Taws (Spring)
Timetabled: Wednesdays, 09.00-11.00.
This course (composed of HART1306 and HART1305) is an obligatory introductory Foundation course for all History of Art students. Students from outside the History of Art department may take either of the two 0.5 units separately, by agreement. In ten lectures each term students are introduced to key monuments and dominant narratives of art history, and are encouraged to consider them critically. These courses address questions of canon formation, historicism, and the religious, political and social functions of works of art and architecture through a consideration of major episodes in western art from the classical period to the present day.
Student Contact Hours: Lectures and question time: 20 hours for each course.
Duration of Course: 10+ weeks, the first course begins in first week of Autumn term, the second in the first week of the Spring term.
Student Workload: Attendance at all lectures, reading in support of lectures, written examination.
Means of Assessment: 100% by unseen examination (2 hours).