History of Art


HART0081: Art and Science in Britain, 1750-1900 - indicative weekly topics

Week 1: Portraiture, Anatomy, Physiognomy

Week 2: Art and Imperial Exploration

Week 3: Visual Culture and the Construction of Race

Week 4: Printmaking and the Circulation of Knowledge

Week 5: Geology, Meteorology, and the Matter of Paint

Week 6: Photography, Chemistry, and Botany

Week 7: Scientific Vision and its Discontents

Week 8: Evolution and the Crisis of Art

Week 9: Photography and Social Theory

Week 10: Aestheticism and the Science of Matter