Art History

The course contains five modules:

  1. Studying art history
    a. What is art history?
  2. An introduction to art history
    a. Discussing works of art
    b. Themes and topics in art
  3. Art in context
    a. Historical and cultural contexts
    b. How art is made and displayed
  4. Painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy and Flanders from c.1400 to c.1520
    a. Painting in Italy and Flanders from c.1400 to c.1520
    b. Sculpture and architecture in Italy from c.1400 to c.1520
  5. Painting, sculpture and architecture in Europe and the USA from c.1906 to c.1980
    a. Painting in Europe and the USA from c.1906 to c.1980
    b. Sculpture and architecture in Europe and the USA from c.1906 to c.1980

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Assignments: This course includes 12 written assignments. Learners are expected to discuss already existing works of art (style, form, content) from a list supplied with the course.

Exams: None

Prison Support Requirements: Support submission and completion of assignments

Tutor Support: Yes (12 months)

What’s Next? 

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