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ARHT3682: Art, Cities and Early Modern Worlds

2023 unit information

From Renaissance Italy to Safavid Persia and beyond, this course will take students across the globe to explore art in the cities and spaces of the Early Modern World. Works of art and design shaped and enriched the lives of these places. The course will take an expanded view of the distinct and interwoven visual and material histories of these worlds, exposing students to cutting-edge thinking, writing and exhibitions. You will encounter comparative, globally aware and materially expansive approaches to art through seminars, site visits and discussions led by a team of teachers dedicated to opening access to an expanded vista of these great cities, sites and works of art

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Art History

Code ARHT3682
Academic unit Art History
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History, or (6 credit points at 2000 level in Art History and CASF1001 and CASF1002)
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Deepen your knowledge of art and architectural history, particularly of art , space and architecture in the Global Early Modern World
  • LO2. Amplify and develop critical skills in comparison and analysis of visual material especially across places, cultures and time periods.
  • LO3. Engage with new and pertinent methods in art history, from Digital Humanities methodologies to site-based research
  • LO4. Gain opportunity to use digital humanities tools and methods first-hand.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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