PARIS AND NEW YORK: ART OF THE AVANT-GARDE

ARH2APK

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students survey the major art movements of twentieth-century European, American and Australian modernism, focusing on the modern art centres of Paris and New York. Studies include Fauvism, Cubism and Dada from the early century through Pop, Minimalism and Conceptual art in the postwar period and up to Postmodernism. Students will develop skills in visual analysis and the use of primary sources to achieve an understanding of the history of modern art and the key concept of the avant-garde.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Beaven

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ARH3APK, ARH1APK

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions 15 credit points of History or Art History and 15 credit points of any Humanities subject at first-year level or approval by the History Program Coordinator. Core subject at second-year for the Art History Major in the Bachelor of Arts degree at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse ethical and/or cultural issues raised by research into, or presentation of, an art historical topic

Activities:
Analysis of Modernist work in NGV and the Major Essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

02. Identify and assimilate sources, lines of argument and evidence of an art history topic

Activities:
All.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

03. In representing a past, analyse images beside texts

Activities:
All.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Write a sustained art historical argument or narrative

Activities:
Analysis of Modernist work in NGV and the Major Essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

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