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HA2509: MAKING MASTERPIECES: SIX WORKS IN CONTEXT (2017-2018)

Last modified: 02 May 2017 10:18


Course Overview

This course focuses on six major artistic masterpieces considered in their original and critical contexts. All the works considered have achieved fame or notoriety and have had a major impact on the history of art and culture. Works discussed may include the Bayeux Tapestry, Leonardo's Mona Lisa, Caravaggio's Calling of St Matthew, Courbet's Stonebreakers and Duchamp's Fountain.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr John Gash

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

  • Programme Level 2
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course focuses on six major artistic masterpieces considered in their original and critical contexts. All the works considered have achieved fame or notoriety and have had a major impact on the history of art and culture. Works discussed may include the Bayeux Tapestry, Leonardo's Mona Lisa, Caravaggio's Calling of St Matthew, Courbet's Stonebreakers and Duchamp's Fountain.

Associated Costs

School-Subsidised Tutor-Led Fieldwork Visit

Full Day Group Visit

Edinburgh - a Saturday visit at the end of Week 6 of the 2nd session - return coach travel cost £10.00 in AY2016-17

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • History of Art Joint
  • History of Art Major
  • MA History of Art

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • 1-hour visual based examination (50%)
  • 1500-2000 word continuous assessment
  • field trip attendance and participation (10%)
Resit
  • 1-hour visual based examination (100%)
  • All coursework must have been submitted

Formative Assessment

Class reflective discussion.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided in oral and written contexts.

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