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HA4512: ART & SOCIETY IN 18TH CENTURY ENGLAND (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:40


Course Overview

This course focuses on English art across the eighteenth century, and addresses developments across a range of genres, from portraiture and historical narratives to sporting art and political satires. Artists studied include William Hogarth, Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds and Joseph Wright of Derby. This course also considers the broader impact on the visual arts of a burgeoning exhibition culture, the collecting ethos of the Grand Tour and greater European travel, and the intellectual reforms of the Enlightenment age. Download course guide.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Helen Pierce

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either History Of Art (HA) or History (HI)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

Yes

One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.


Course Description

This course focuses on English art across the eighteenth century. It addresses developments across a range of genres, from portraiture and historical narratives to sporting art and satires, in the work of artists including Hogarth, Gainsborough, Reynolds and Wright of Derby. It also considers the broader impact on the visual arts of a burgeoning exhibition culture, the collecting ethos of the Grand Tour, and the intellectual reforms of the Enlightenment age.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
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Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Feedback Word Count 3000
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Feedback

Informal verbal feedback on group presentations will be provided by the tutor, with continuous verbal feedback provided in all teaching sessions. Formal written feedback will be provided by the tutor for both student essays, with verbal feedback also available to students as required.

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Formative Assessment

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