Undergraduate Course: Contemporary Scottish Art Practice (1945-present) (LLLA07065)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
This course provides an opportunity to explore contemporary art practice in Scotland since 1945 to the present. It is examined from the vantage point of post-Devolution and in particular, analyses the contribution of counter-cultural, alternative, and artist-run practice in creating current art practice.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of this course, students should be able to:
Understand the legacy of artist-run practice in Scotland
Contextualise the work of Scottish based artists against the relevant local and international socio-political backdrops
Alloway, L., 1983. When artists start their own galleries. The New York Times. This will be provided as a handout.
Birrell, R. & Finlay, A. eds., 2002. Justified sinners : an archaeology of Scottish counter-culture (1960-2000). Edinburgh: Pocketbooks.
Brown, K. & Tufnell, R. eds., 2001. Here + now : Scottish art, 1990-2001. Dundee, Dundee Contemporary Arts.
Dickson, M. ed.,2006. Free Association. Glasgow, Free Association.
Harding, D. & Buchler, P., 1997. Decadent: Public Art - Contentious Term and Contested Practice. UK, Glasgow School of Art.
MacDonald, M., 2000. Scottish Art. London, Thames and Hudson.
Beagles, J., 2000. Scotland Review. Circa (Belfast, Northern Ireland), vol. 95, no. Winter, pp. 62-63.
Bradley, F. ed., 2008. Scotland and Venice 2003, 2005, 2007. Glasgow, Scottish Arts Council; British Council; National Galleries of Scotland; The Scottish Government.
Hare, B., Bielecka, P., 2006. Talbot Rice Gallery & Fleming Collection Divided selves : the Scottish self-portrait from the 17th century to the present. London, The Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
|Course secretary||Mrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855