This course is a survey of Art History from its earliest beginnings to the present, over three Saturday sessions of three hours each.
Topics include Cave Art, and the art from Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome, Hinduism, Paleochristianity, Buddhism, Islam, Byzantium, the Mediaeval Era, the Renaissance, the Mannerist period, the Baroque, the Rococo, Neoclassicism, the long nineteenth century, Modernism and Postmodernism.
Teaching delivery is in a lecture format accompanied by visual images. There is opportunity for discussion and debate about the various topics within the lesson. You will be encouraged to visit museums and galleries to view the originals of some of the works studied during the course.
Topics range from the paintings of Nash and Spencer to the sculpture of Moore and Hepworth;
Teaching delivery is in a lecture format accompanied by visual images. There is opportunity for discussion and debate about the various topics within the lesson. Students are encouraged to visit galleries to view the originals of some of the artists work studied during the course.
Assessment is on-going.
There are no requirements for this course.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
You can enrol on other art courses at the college.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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