This course requires 2 options.
ART HISTORY 31F – Full Year
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 1960s through to the present time.
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• Students produce three written submissions and prepare for one external examination in the year. The type of writing we focus on is transactional - i.e. not essays as such.
• In class we watch videos, discuss art and culture, read articles and research from both visual and written texts to support opinions.
• Our main topics focus on; What is Art? - What are Originality & Authenticity? - How do specific Media and Processes impact on the style and meaning of artworks? - What is the relationship between Consumerist Theory and/or Feminist Theory and Art?
Related Arts fields (e.g. Museum or Gallery management), Tertiary Art History & Art Theory courses which complement degrees in the Humanities, Journalism, Marketing, Tourism, Law and Psychology, Philosophy. Art History at University is consistently regarded as a popular subject.
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance. All standards in this course contribute to 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: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
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.