Explores key debates in art history and visual culture that have been central to a range of post-1960s art practices. Distinctions between Modern, Postmodern and Contemporary art will be addressed through theoretical frameworks such as feminism, post-colonialism, phenomenology, new technology, globalisation, capitalism and digital culture.
- Pop Art
- Site-specific art
- Conceptual Art
- Art and Activism
- Pictures Generation
- Critical theory
- Visual and theoretical analysis
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||articulate the conditions and contradictions of key discourses relevant to post-1960s art and visual culture|
|2||articulate the relation between a range of art practices and critical theories relevant to post-1960s art|
|3||produce original and historically accurate research that draws from academic sources|
|4||summarise the similarities and differences between modern and postmodern art.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- articulate the conditions and contradictions of key discourses relevant to post-1960s art and visual culture
- articulate the relation between a range of art practices and critical theories relevant to post-1960s art
- produce original and historically accurate research that draws from academic sources
- summarise the similarities and differences between modern and postmodern art.
Prescribed Learning Resources
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
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