Courses & Units

Introduction to Art and Design Theory 1B FST102

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


This unit examines innovative and significant aspects of twentieth century art and design focusing in particular on the period of modernism from about 1880 to 1940. It will concentrate on some of the main terms which came into prominence during this period.

The aim of the unit is to provide you with a sound working knowledge of the concepts informing discussion of the arts in modernist culture and how they can be applied in the analysis of particular works of art or design. Each week the tutorial groups discuss and analyse a manifesto, review or article written by a modernist artist, critic or theorist which relates to the particular lecture topics.


Unit name Introduction to Art and Design Theory 1B
Unit code FST102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff

Dr Llewellyn Negrin, Dr Maria Kunda, Dr Brigita Ozolins

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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1 100501

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  • FST101


Teaching Pattern

1-hr lecture, 2-hr tutorial/workshop weekly (13 wks)


750-word paper (15%), 1,000-word paper (20%), 2,000-word paper (40%), end-of-semester slide test (25%)

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