ART HISTORY 31S – Semester
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Soltero
Art History is an English rich subject exploring modern and contemporary art and culture, examining the major art periods from 1960‘s through to the present time.
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In this course:
- Students produce 2 transactional writing submissions in the semester (i.e. not essays as such). There is help for those who struggle with writing.
- In class students watch videos, discuss art and culture, read articles and research from both visual and written texts to support our own opinions.
- Our main topics in the first semester focus on: What is Art? - What are Originality & Authenticity? - How do specific Media and Processes impact on the style and meaning of artworks?
- In the second semester we focus on questions around: The relationship between Theory and Art - The different Values placed on Art or the Impact of Media and Processes on Art
Standards in this course count towards University Entrance Literacy.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$24.00 (includes access to group resources such as art books, art magazines).
Recommended Prior Learning
Open entry but English language skills are essential. Level 2 Art History is an advantage.
Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 12
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.