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AH30010 - Writings on Art(Level 3, Semester Semester One, Credits 5)

This module is only open to art history majors for whom it is compulsory. This module provides an overview of the principal trends in writing on art from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. It thus builds upon the thematic modules undertaken in Levels 1 & 2, enabling studen..

AH30050 - Caravaggio and Caravaggism(Level 3, Semester Semester Two, Credits 5)

This seminar course seeks to place Caravaggio in the context of the movement he inspired in 17thc Europe, and will involve numerous field trips to the National Gallery of Ireland outside core class times. We will explore the different ways in which Caravaggio's innovative style w..

AH30070 - Irish Medieval Art & Architect(Level 3, Semester Semester One, Credits 5)

This course aims to introduce the student to the complexities of Irish medieval art and architecture. It examines the range of art and architecture from early beginnings in the fourth century AD to the Dissolution of the Monasteries during the sixteenth century AD. The course beg..

AH30080 - Art History Dissertation Modul(Level 3, Semester Semester Two, Credits 5)

DESPITE SHOWING UP AS FULL, PLACES FOR THIS MODULE WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE IN SEPTEMBER. REGISTRATION WILL TAKE PLACE AS PART OF THE CLASSES FOR AH30010 WRITINGS ON ART CLASS. This is to enable members of staff to discuss the viability of students' individual dissertation topics b..

AH30100 - The Grand Tour(Level 3, Semester Semester One, Credits 5)

This module will examine the expeditions of Irishmen to Italy in the eighteenth century. Amongst the topics to be covered will be the patronage and collecting activities of Grand Tourists like Joseph Leeson and Lord Charlemont. The work of Irish artists in Italy, including Henry..

AH30140 - The Courts and Court Cult(Level 3, Semester Semester One, Credits 5)

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries much of the most innovative art and architecture in Europe and Asia was produced in the major courts. From London to Kyoto, courts sponsored architecture intended to support their political power as well as painting, sculpture, and f..

AH30300 - The Age of Vermeer(Level 3, Semester Semester Two, Credits 5)

This module will trace the evolution of genre imagery in Dutch art, from its roots in 15th- and 16th-century printmaking and the peasant caricatures of Pieter Bruegel, to its apogee in the refined interior spaces of Vermeer, Ter Borch, and Metsu. Lectures will focus on key pract..

AH30330 - Mannerism: Art & Theory(Level 3, Semester Semester One, Credits 5)

This course, which occupies a weekly two-hour lecture slot on Thursday afternoons in semester 1, deals with the Mannerist art of sixteenth-century Italy, with a particular focus on Florence and Rome. Once maligned as a dissolute reaction against the values of the High Renaissance..

AH30410 - Decorative Arts(Level 3, Semester Semester One, Credits 5)

The Decorative Arts seminar is open to Art History majors. This module aims to give students an introduction to British and Irish Decorative Arts, while also considering Asian and continental European influences. Furniture, ceramics, silver, glass and textiles from the Jacobean,..

AH30560 - Venice: Art and Myth(Level 3, Semester Semester Two, Credits 5)

This evening course investigates the dazzling art and culture of Venice and its North Italian territories, with a particular focus on painting during its Renaissance golden age. In discussing the works of leading artists such as Giovanni Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and Tintoretto..

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