Undergraduate Course: Arts and Architecture in Europe III: the Early Modern to the Contemporary (LLLA07066)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|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 CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING (COL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH COL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
Acquire a good grasp of the skills and knowledge used in history of art with this stimulating introductory course. We will examine a variety of works in painting, sculpture, architecture and beyond, created in this crucial period for the history of European arts and architecture.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Discuss complex issues that are particular to each period;
- State and justify what period and what geographical area a work of art could belong to;
- Understand stylistic differences in Western art and outline the evolution of Western art from the 17th century to the present day.
Eisenman, Stephen F. 1994. Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History, London: Thames and Hudson
Honour, H. and Fleming, J., 2001. A World History of Art, 5th ed., London: Laurence King
Gombrich, E. H. 2000. The Story of Art, 4th ed., London: Phaidon
Minor, Vernon Hyde 1999. Baroque & Rococo: Art & Culture, London: Laurence King
Edwards, S. (ed) 1999. Art and its Histories: A Reader, Open University / Yale University Press, London
Stangos, N. (ed) 1988. Concepts of Modern Art, Thames and Hudson, London.
Waldberg, P. 1978. Surrealism, Thames and Hudson, London.
Lippard, L. 1970. Pop Art, Thames and Hudson, London.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sally Crumplin
|Course secretary||Ms Kameliya Skerleva
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855