* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
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.
750-word paper (15%), 1,000-word paper (20%), 2,000-word paper (40%), end-of-semester slide test (25%)
1-hr lecture, 1-hr Art Forum, 2-hr tutorial/workshop weekly (13 wks)
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