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FS45PB: POSTMODERN ART (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

This course will introduce students to the major artists and key artistic movements in the Postmodern era, focusing on artists working in the United States and Europe, both East and West. The main focus will be on Postmodernism, with regard to Postmodern Art. From the explosion of conceptual art and the use of alternative media in the 1970s, to the return to painting in the 1980s and the eclecticism of the 1990s and beyond, this course will examine the vast array of artistic expression that developed in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Amy Bryzgel

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 4
  • Either Film And Visual Culture (FS) or Literature In A World Context (LW)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • FS30PB Postmodern Art (Studied)
  • FS35PB Postmodern Art (Studied)
  • FS40PB Postmodern Art (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will introduce students to the major artists and key artistic movements in the Postmodern era, focusing on artists working in the United States and Europe, both East and West. The main focus will be Postmodernism, specifically with regard to Postmodern Art. From the explosion of conceptual art and the use of alternative media in the 1970s, to the return to painting in the 1980s and the eclecticism of the 1990s and beyond, this course will examine the vast array of artistic expression that developed in the latter half of the twentieth century. Focused case studies of prominent artists from this period will be studied, as well as more general trends and movements. Students will be familiarised with the most recent developments in the history of art.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt

  • 4000-word research essay (40%)
  • 3000-word critique paper (30%)
  • Conceptual artwork and written discussion (20%)
  • SAM (10%)

Formative Assessment

Formative Assessment and Feedback Information.

Feedback

Feedback will be given in the form of oral and written comments.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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