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ARHT3675: Objects and Problems at Chau Chak Wing Museum

This unit brings students into sustained contact with objects in the Chau Chak Wing Museum and challenges students to research and curate them. It is designed to build and test the key skills of art historians in the world - from basic analysis of materials and techniques to complex questions of cultural meaning - by analyzing objects and the challenges they pose.

Code ARHT3675
Academic unit Art History
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate familiarity with a range of museum objects in different mediums and from different time periods
  • LO2. Identify and analyse materiality of objects and develop skills in critiquing cultural meanings
  • LO3. Understand the technical and social issues associated with objects from a historiographic perspective
  • LO4. Build and test key analytical skills required to discuss museum objects

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