Who owns art: the artist, the purchaser or the culture that it represents? How does art reflect our cultural identity? Why is art a priority victim of war, invasion and the black market?
Students undertaking this breadth unit will examine art, culture and heritage through topics such as Nazi art theft, the corrupt black market for art, the history of the art market, and the legal issues associated with ownership of art and culture. This breadth unit explores art and culture from the perspectives of history, art history, law, business and education.
Through different disciplinary lenses students undertaking this breadth unit will examine the cultural value of art and heritage. This inter-disciplinary approach is constructed and underpinned by an educational umbrella. The unit will emphasise the role that education can play in developing culturally aware, life-long learners with clear communication and outreach skills.
This unit is global in both its geographical scope and its cultural awareness.
|Unit name||The Dark Arts: Culture, Crime and Corruption|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Discipline||Arts|Education|History and Classics|Law|
Dr Kerry Howells, Ms Amy Lugten, Dr Brigita Ozolins, Professor Dianne Nicol, Mr David Taylor, Professor David Sadler
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090300|
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Fully on-line with weekly readings and activities
AT1: On-line Reflection; AT2: letter to Curator/Director; AT3: Take Home Test
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