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-- recognise and account for the key concepts and major manifestations of modern and contemporary art.
- identify and critically analyse canonical modern and post-modern artworks.
- be familiar with major critical texts pertaining to the development of modern art as a concept within visual art.
- relate modern and contemporary art to its wider social and philosophical contexts.
The Avant-Garde; Conceptual Art; Surrealism; Constructivism, Bauhaus.
American modernism: MoMA and the White Cube; Women artists; Other Modernisms; Installation Art
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Art History majors should not take any Stage 2 or 3 Art History modules until they have completed their Stage 1 Art History requirements.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: End of semester essay - 2,000 words||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
This pass/ fail grade will be decided on sufficient evidence of engagement with the module through face-to-face attendance/ online activity subject to Covid 19 restrictions.
|Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Class Test: The class exam will be based on material discussed in lectures and classes.
This may take the form of an online/ take home test in accordance with current Covid 19 restrictions
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Students are given individual feedback on their end of term essay. Results of the class exam will be circulated individually.
|Professor Kathleen James-Chakraborty||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11||Thurs 11:00 - 11:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11||Tues 12:00 - 12:50|