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Art and design practice in Britain A ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)



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

Prerequisites: TAD1101, TAD1102

Prohibitions: TAD2132