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ARHT3646: Modern Art in East Asia

This unit investigates key debates about the visual culture of East Asia in the early modern and modern eras. The impact of profound political and social changes on cultural identity will be explored in depth. We also consider the role of art in addressing evolving identities and increasing globalisation in the region.

Code ARHT3646
Academic unit Art History
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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ARHT2646

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. achieve a better understanding of the modern art developments and its histories of all the countries discussed in the course
  • LO2. identify and interpret art works and practices produced in parts of Asia in the early modern and modern eras
  • LO3. critically evaluate the socio-political role of modern art in its historical context of formation
  • LO4. understand key theoretical models for interpreting modern East Asian art and its attendant issues
  • LO5. effectively and confidently articulate a sophisticated interpretation of this cultural production both verbally and in writing
  • LO6. expand your research experience and develop requisite research and analytical skills essential in the study of art history and visual culture.

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