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HA1004: INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY (2019-2020)

Last modified: 28 Aug 2019 09:08


Course Overview

This introductory course will trace major developments in the history of art in the western world from Classical art and architecture in ancient Greece to the beginnings of photography in the nineteenth century. Aspects of European art to be explored, through painting, prints, sculpture and architecture, will begin with Stone-Age cave painting and then range from Greek Classicism to Medieval Gothic cathedrals, the rebirth of Classicism in the Renaissance to the grandeur of the Baroque, the ornament of the Rococo, and the revolutionary order of Neo-Classicism. Download Course Guide

View our course video: (Video) HA1004 - Introduction to Art History

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Mary Pryor

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Either Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied) or Master of Letters in Art and Business

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course is organised around a pre-selected sequence of times and countries (eg. Italy 1400) in which key developments in art history took place. These are presented each week in chronological fashion and extend from art and architecture in ancient Greece to  the mid-nineteenth century. Tutorials are closely related to the lectures, providing students with the opportunity to explore specific works in detail.

(Video) HA1004 - Introduction to Art History


Contact Teaching Time

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Summative Assessments

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Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Essay marking and return; responses in class; online assessments; responses in class discussions.

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