KINGS-COLL Term 4 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: (a) Pre-industrial visual culture. Major religious and secular movements that embody belief and practice of church and state. (b) Post-industrial visual culture. The social and cultural changes that occurred during the industrial period with particular emphasis on art production. Contemporary art will form a major part of the study with particular concern for contemporary art practice.
Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:1.recognise British art and design from different periods; 2.identify the issues underpinning the form of this art and design; 3.appreciate original examples of this work; 4.understand the relationship between past and contemporary art forms in England; 5.see how the broader context of Modernist and Post Modernist culture has shaped British art practice in the twentieth century.
Assessment: Two reports (1250 words each): 50% + Research journal (2000 words): 50%
Contact Hours: 104 hours of lectures, tutorials and site visits on location in Europe and 52 hours of independent study