following outlines of course content are correct at the time of
although the material (or the order in which it is covered) may be
1. All courses are 3
hours each, unless otherwise indicated.
2. Normally, a course will
not be run without a minimum enrolment of students.
How art relates to
society in Western and non-Western cultures, examining the major
historical and contemporary approaches to judging art.
overview of the major artistic movements in East Asia, from ancient to
times. The course will explore how these nations’ cultural and national
identity have been shaped through their artistic accomplishments.
The formation and
development of Eastern Art in India and Southeast Asia, emphasizing the
common artistic and cultural transformations that influenced both
course examines the development of Classical and Medieval Art, tracing
origins while exploring their cultural and aesthetic significance to
overview of the major artistic developments from the Renaissance to
eras. Significant artists of each period will be examined in detail,
and contrasting their respective styles, influences, methods, etc.
examination of the historical roots and growth of traditional Khmer
course will also explore how contemporary artistic movements have
traditional Cambodian techniques.
trends and developments of Buddhist art from ancient to modern times
will be examined,
exploring how the philosophical nature of Buddhism is expressed through
artists, countries and time periods.
course will examine the various traditional arts of Japanese culture,
their development and highlighting their significance in the culture as
visual arts from ancient China will be studied, along with their
and through centuries of cultural transformation.
course will explore the formation and development of various art forms
Southeast Asia, including Cambodian, Thai, Vietnamese and Indonesian
development of artistic modes of expression in Germany, France and
the beginning of the Renaissance period.
examination of the artistic period stretching from the Neo-Classicist
Romantic eras, including photography and academic studies.
development Impressionism to Post-Impressionism in France from
the major artistic trends of the twentieth century, from 1900 through
World Wars. Various cultural and national trends will be examined.
the major artistic trends post World War II, emphasizing the artists
influenced and shaped contemporary art.
of historic and contemporary theories and aesthetic frames of reference
what has been, or is, identified as art is so defined.
various schools of contemporary critical thought will be introduced and
explored, emphasizing the significant similarities and fundamental
of these various approaches.
course will explore the understanding of various cultures’ artistic
achievements through the prism of nationality, culture, race, etc. An
examination of how to ‘read’ works of art alien to our own culture and
exploration of the role that art plays in modern society, examining how
influence the culture’s view of itself and how the culture, in turn,
each artist’s own particular vision.
the significant women artists of historical and modern times, exploring
their art has been influenced, shaped and judged due to gender bias and
This course explores art
as commerce in the world market, examining how economic trends and
international trade has affected how art is created, sold and judged on
a global scale.
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